Eight new tenured and tenure-track faculty members have joined the College of Education this year. The range of factors that attracted the newest faculty members to Temple are as varied as their fields of expertise. For the College of Education’s Renée M. Tobin, a national leader in the study of personality and social development in the context of school counseling, Temple’s mission and urban location were critical factors.
Dr. Sara Goldrick-Rab was ranked the #1 higher education social media influencer (in terms of total social media followers) and #2 (in terms of Klout Score) for 2017 by Third Way, a Washington D.C.-based public policy think tank.
Dean Gregory Anderson has announced the appointment of 10 new faculty members who joined the College of Education on July 1, 2017.
Drs. Doug Lombardi and Janelle Bailey have been awarded a four-year $2.3 million grant from the National Science Foundation.
Dr. Goldrick-Rab elaborates on her idea to help working class students have less debt and more opportunities if “Grades 13 and 14” are free in certain postsecondary institutions.
"Any former student of Dr. Sniad's can tell you that her class is by no means smooth sailing. Dr. Sniad encouraged us to dig deeper into the content and to think critically about the topics. We were pushed to be the best educators we could be.”
This award is in recognition of the lifelong achievement of Palmer O. Johnson as a dedicated educator, and further in recognition of his pioneer work in educational research and methodology.