Dr. Sara Goldrick-Rab Ranked 10th Most Influential Education Scholar

Dr. Sara Goldrick-Rab

In recognition of university-based scholars in the U.S. who are doing the most to influence educational policy and practice, Rick Hess of EducationWeek released the 2017 Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings. In this year's ranking, Dr. Sarah Goldrick-Rab, Professor of Higher Education Policy and Sociology was ranked 10th. Goldrick-Rab has been ranked for six consecutive years.

College of Education Mourns the Passing of Dr. Vivian Ikpa

Dr. Ikpa was an Associate Professor of Educational Leadership who started her career at Temple in 1992 and retired in the Spring of 2016. While at Temple she taught a range of graduate courses at both the Harrisburg and Philadelphia campuses.  Her instruction focused on the theory and practice of educational administration and on educational reform initiatives. 

Dr. Sara Goldrick-Rab appears on The Daily Show

Dr. Sara Goldrick-Rab

Dr. Sara Goldrick-Rab, author and professor of higher education policy and sociology, was interviewed by Trevor Noah on The Daily Show. During her interview, Dr. Goldrick-Rab talks about the financial burdens college students face and discusses ways to improve access to higher education.

Federal grant helps new faculty member study college retention

Sara Goldrick-Rab
Sara Goldrick-Rab, professor of higher education policy and sociology in the College of Education, is leading a study on whether financial aid ‘nudges’―text messages that offer reminders about deadlines and other important information―can help students complete their FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) and meet the academic requirements of the Pell Grant.


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