Defining Excellence in Community Colleges is Focus of Steinhardt Institute for Higher Education Policy Event

The Obama administration has put the spotlight on community colleges, which serve nearly half the college population of the United States.  These institutions have been seen historically as “engines of opportunity,” yet in the aggregate evidence shows disappointing retention and completion rates. On April 29th, the Steinhardt Institute for Higher Education Policy hosted, ‘Defining Excellence […]

At Celebrations, Students Thank Dean Mary Brabeck

Students showed their appreciation for Mary Brabeck, Gale and Ira Drukier Dean of the Steinhardt School, at special ceremonies in May. Undergraduate students awarded the dean the Linda Vega Award for Excellence at their annual USG Awards Ceremony. At the GSO Awards Ceremony, Dean Brabeck was the inaugural recipient of the Mary Brabeck Shooting Star […]

Dominic Brewer—Expert on Education Policy and Economics—Named Dean of NYU’s Steinhardt School

NYU President John Sexton and Provost David McLaughlin today named Dominic Brewer – the Clifford H. and Betty C. Allen Professor in Urban Leadership at the University of Southern California and an esteemed expert in the economics of education and educational policy – as Gale and Ira Drukier Dean of NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, […]

NYU Steinhardt’s Georgiou Library and Resource Center for Children and Literature Receives $1.3 Million Gift from EHA Foundation

The Steinhardt School’s Constantine Georgiou Library and Resource Center for Children and Literature has received a $1.3 million gift from the E.H.A. Foundation. The facility, located within the Department of Teaching and Learning, is exclusively devoted to children’s literature and holds nearly 3,500 volumes. The gift has been used to create the Linda May Uris Library […]

Study Finds Expanded Opportunity for Black and Latino Men in New York City High Schools

The first year of New York City’s Expanded Success Initiative (ESI), which is designed to boost college and career readiness among Black and Latino male students, has led to a notable expansion of supports in participating schools, according to a new study by the Research Alliance for New York City Schools. The study’s authors examined […]