USC Rossier in the Media, October 2020

November 6, 2020

Mentions of USC Rossier faculty and other related news

Inside Higher Ed interviewed Shaun R. Harper on how to improve graduation rates for college students of color. (October 29, 2020)

EdSource quoted Julie A. Marsh on the significance of this year’s school board election in Los Angeles Unified. (October 28, 2020)

The Wall Street Journal cited research from the USC Race and Equity Center on Black male athletes graduating at a lower rate than the NCAA claims. (October 27, 2020)

The Chronicle of Higher Education quoted Adrianna Kezar on how the pandemic has impacted contingent faculty. (October 26, 2020)

Forbes quoted Robert Massa on how college rankings influence the application process. (October 22, 2020)

NBC News Los Angeles affiliate KNBC-TV featured research by Stephen Aguilar of USC Rossier and Hernan Galperin of the USC Annenberg School on how distance learning has impacted low-income families. “Since spring of 2020, what was a long-simmering problem became an emergency,” Galperin said. (October 21, 2020) Telemundo Los Angeles affiliate KVEA-TV also covered the report.

Inside Higher Ed quoted Shaun Harper on hollow statements from administrators regarding racial equity. (October 22, 2020)

EdSource quoted Adrianna Kezar on the importance of diverse leadership in higher education. (October 21, 2020)

Politico highlighted a summit on race and equity hosted by the USC Race and Equity Center, the USC Safe Communities Institute, former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Twitch. Pedro Noguera and Shaun R. Harper spoke during the summit. (October 16, 2020) The Hollywood Reporter also noted the summit.

Los Angeles Times quoted Stephen Aguilar on efforts to bring high-speed internet to students in L.A. public housing. (October 9, 2020)

KPCC-FM’s AirTalk With Larry Mantle interviewed Julie Posselt on how the pandemic is impacting college applications for the next school year. (October 7, 2020)

The Chronicle of Higher Education quoted Adrianna Kezar on how some higher education institutions may have rushed in laying off personnel in reaction to the pandemic. (October 6, 2020)

LAist featured the USC College Advising Corps (including member Lupita Martinez), along with Julie Posselt and student Steve Desir in a feature about how college admissions has adapted to the COVID-19 pandemic. (October 6, 2020) LAist also quoted Julie Posselt in a separate, related story.

Inside Higher Ed reviewed a new book, co-written by Estela Mara Bensimon, entitled From Equity Talk to Equity Walk: Expanding Practitioner Knowledge for Racial Justice in Higher Education. (October 6, 2020)

ABC News Los Angeles affiliate KABC-TV featured research by Stephen Aguilar on the digital divide among Los Angeles Unified School District students. (October 3, 2020)

A list of all media mentions can be found here.