USC Rossier in the Media, December 2018

January 1, 2019

Mentions of USC Rossier faculty and other related news

An op-ed in the Lexington Herald Leader, addressing the quality of the NCAA’s Graduate Success Rate (GSR) metric, mentioned research by Shaun R. Harper on graduation rate disparities among Black athletes compared to students who are not athletes. (December 30, 2018)

The Chronicle of Higher Education quoted Adrianna Kezar on professional development for adjunct professors. Kezar noted the impact—or lack thereof—the end of the Great Recession had on the hiring rate of adjunct professors. (December 16, 2018)

Business Now quoted Gary Painter on the idea to bring business to economically challenged areas. (December 14, 2018)

The Chronicle of Higher Education interviewed college leaders who participated in an eight-week course about race and racism, designed by Shaun R. Harper and the USC Race and Equity Center, that’s designed to help those leaders learn, as Harper puts it, “the things they never learned anywhere else.” (December 13, 2018)

Deccan Chronicle quoted Mary Helen Immordino-Yang on the subject of “mental downtime” in a story about boredom. (December 11, 2018)

The Daily Californian mentioned research by Shaun R. Harper about racial equity on University of California campuses. (December 11, 2018)

The Chronicle of Higher Education quoted William G. Tierney on presidential upheavals. Tierney says that governing boards need to better communicate with their college communities after presidential upheavals occur (December 9, 2018)

Business Insider cited work by Estela Mara Bensimon and the Center for Urban Education in a story about a Coast Guard Academy whistleblower investigation. The story noted data by CUE’s Equity Scorecard that tracks academic data, including graduation rates, by race, ethnicity and gender. Connecticut Post also covered the story. The Connecticut Mirror, Connecticut Post, Hartford Courant and San Antonio Express-News also covered the story. (December 5, 2018)