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Charlotte Frank

PhD '00, Educational Administration; Member, Dean's Advisory Council

Charlotte K. Frank is Sr. Vice President, Research and Development for McGraw-Hill Education of The McGraw-Hill Companies.

One of her responsibilities is to research and develop, where appropriate, the educational activities with the two other segments of the corporation: The Financial Services Sector, including Standard and Poor's, and the Information Services Group that includes Postgraduate Medicine, Healthcare INFORMATIC S, BusinessWeek, Aviation Week, Engineering News-Record and Architectural Record. She also represents McGraw-Hill at the National Business Roundtable's Education Taskforce Initiative and coordinates the Harold W. McGraw Jr. Awards for those who have made a difference in education. Dr. Frank is also co-chair with Peter Yarrow (Peter, Paul and Mary), the founder of Don't Laugh At Me: Operation Respect (DLAM:OR). She joined the company in 1988 from a nine year leadership role as Executive Director of the Division of Curriculum and Instruction for the New York City Board of Education where she was also a teacher and supervisor.

Dr. Frank has received more than 60 awards for her achievements in education. Most recently, she was one of twenty recipients for the Hunter College Hall of Fame and then one of the seven who was honored to be a Townsend Harris Medalist from the Alumni of the College of the City of New York. She has authored numerous articles and lectured extensively on the critical issues of education and their importance for the business community.

Dr. Frank graduated with a BBA from CCNY, a MSEd From Hunter College, and received her PhD from New York University. She is now a New York State Regent Emerita.