USC Rossier in the Media, March 2019

April 1, 2019

Mentions of USC Rossier faculty and other related news

In a Cal Matters story about Cal Grants provided to private colleges and universities, Jerry Lucido discussed the shortcomings of some proposed legislation aimed at bringing equity to college admissions in California. (March 30, 2019)

MarketWatch cited research by Shaun R. Harper on the graduation rates of Black male student-athletes compared to Black undergraduate men overall and student-athletes overall. (March 28, 2019)

Inside Higher Ed quoted Shaun R. Harper about an apology issued by the University of California, Irvine’s basketball coach for a gay slur used during a game. (March 28, 2019)

Los Angeles Times quoted Darline Robles of the about a charter school funded by Clark and Jeanette Parker of Beverly Hills. (March 28, 2019)

USA Today quoted William G. Tierney about the admissions process at for-profit colleges. (March 27, 2019)

Inside Higher Ed highlighted the Delphi Project at the Pullias Center for Higher Education, which offers tools and support to evaluate the use of non-tenure track faculty on campus. (March 25, 2019)

San Antonio Express News quoted William G. Tierney on how the compensation structure for university presidents is becoming more like the corporate world. (March 21, 2019)

Education Dive quoted Estela Mara Bensimon on the importance of racial equity not only among university student bodies but also among the faculty. (March 20, 2019)

Chalkbeat covered research by PhD students Paul Bruno and Sarah Rabovsky on how new teachers often get the lowest performing students, and the impact on teacher retention and student achievement. (March 20, 2019)

Inside Higher Ed mentioned research from the Pullias Center for Higher Education about the shift in higher education from hiring more tenure-track professors to more adjunct and non-tenure track professors. (March 14, 2019)

Agence France Presse quoted Gary Painter on how rising rents in Los Angeles have contributed to the growing homeless population. (March 14, 2019)

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education highlighted recent awards bestowed on Shaun R. Harper. Harper is the recipient of the 2019 Reginald Wilson Diversity Leadership Award from the American Council on Education and the Bobby E. Leach Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Award from the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA). (March 14, 2019)

In his monthly column for Inside Higher Ed, Stephen J. Aguilar discussed the importance of negotiating when accepting an academic position. According to Aguilar, those in the academic field often feel uncomfortable associating this labor with a monetary value. “Negotiating can feel awkward, but suck it up and do it. It’s more awkward to not have what you need to be successful,” he wrote. (March 13, 2019)

Chalkbeat quoted Morgan Polikoff on a recent study showing that textbook choice does not have a significant impact on learning outcomes. (March 11, 2019)

Tulsa World noted the Center for Urban Education is working with Tulsa Community College to create an equity scorecard for the college. (March 10, 2019)

The Seattle Times quoted Shaun R. Harper about the University of Washington’s Brotherhood Initiative and why it should be a model for other universities to support men of color. (March 8, 2019)

The Day mentioned research by Estela Mara Bensimon on the lack of racial equity at the Coast Guard Academy. (March 7, 2019)

Inside Higher Ed quoted Shaun R. Harper on why blackface as a form of “free speech” is racism. (March 7, 2019)

Education Dive highlighted a project by Zoë Corwin to use gamification to encourage college students to use more on-campus resources. At California State University, Dominguez Hills, the program awards points to students who join student groups or check into the mental health center, for example. “Part of the reason why we created (the online tools) is to try and meet students where they are; [we’re] capitalizing on some of the things they’re used to and that resonate with them,” Corwin said. (March 5, 2019)

San Jose Mercury News cited results from a poll conducted by the USC Rossier School and Policy Analysis for California Education, authored by Julie A. Marsh and Morgan Polikoff, that found 85 percent of California voters supported increasing education funding at the state level. (March 2, 2019)