USC Rossier in the Media, February 2019

March 1, 2019

Mentions of USC Rossier faculty and other related news

Inside Higher Ed quoted Shaun R. Harper on efforts by community colleges to improve racial equity. (Feb. 25, 2019)

Inside Higher Ed cited comments by Shaun R. Harper at a 2017 meeting of the National Association for College Admission Counseling in which Harper noted the high percentage of White people who work in college admissions. (Feb. 25, 2019)

The Washington Post published an op-ed by Shaun R. Harper on why the fake bias incident claimed by actor Jussie Smollett is infuriating. Harper’s research focuses on how organizations like corporations, law firms, colleges and universities understand racial and ethnic minorities might experience these environments. Smollett’s story undermines his work as well as “recklessly put millions of Americans at risk of having their trauma disregarded,” he wrote. (Feb. 22, 2019)

Nature covered a report on diversity within the American Astronomical Society that included Julie Posselt of the USC Rossier School as an advisor. (Feb. 21, 2019)

Inside Higher Ed quoted Shaun R. Harper about the pressures Black athletes face not to kneel during the national anthem at college sporting events. (Feb. 19, 2019)

San Antonio Express-News cited research by Shaun R. Harper on Texas A&M-San Antonio’s enrollment of Black students. (Feb. 19, 2019)

Vice quoted Mary Helen Immordino-Yang on how social media gives false impressions about people’s happiness and enjoyment. (Feb. 18, 2019)

U.S. News & World Report quoted Guilbert Hentschke, professor emeritus, about the evolution of higher education in the United States. (Feb. 15, 2019)

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education quoted Shaun R. Harper about the continuing race equity gaps in higher education. (Feb. 14, 2019)

Las Vegas Review-Journal mentioned research by Shaun R. Harper that ranked universities for Black student access and equity. (Feb. 8, 2019)

Los Angeles Times quoted USC Rossier School Dean Karen Symms Gallagher about the recent USC Rossier/PACE poll that found reducing gun violence is the top education priority for voters. Julie A. Marsh and Morgan Polikoff authored the poll. The USC Rossier/PACE poll was also featured in Politico, EdSource, San Francisco NPR affiliate KQED, CalMatters, Patch and in a story by L.A. School Report that was also featured in the Long Beach Press-Telegram, Los Angeles Daily News, Orange County Register, San Gabriel Valley Tribune and The 74. (Feb. 4, 2019)

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education cited comments by Shaun R. Harper on a new book about racism on college campuses. (Feb. 4, 2019)

The Chronicle of Higher Education featured discussions at the USC Rossier School’s Center for Enrollment Research, Policy and Practice’s Admissions, Race and Identity annual conference, including analyses of identity and access in college, in addition to affirmative action. The story highlighted research by Julie Posselt and Darnell Cole of the USC Rossier School. “Systems of selection in education end up reproducing unequal outcomes,” Posselt said. (January 31, 2019)