Graduate Student Named 2020 Clark Scholar

University of Kentucky College of Education doctoral scholar Derek T. M. Daskalakes was selected for the 2020 Class of Clark Scholars, one of the most well-respected graduate student seminars, held each year at the American Educational Research Association’s annual meeting. The seminar is sponsored by the association’s Division A and … Read More

Think Humanities Podcast Features Thelin

University of Kentucky College of Education professor John Thelin weighed in on topics impacting American higher education, past and present, during episode 114 of the Think Humanities podcast. Hosted by Bill Goodman, the Kentucky Humanities Council produces the podcast for people who love history, philosophy, culture, literature, civic dialogue, and … Read More

Forbes Names UK Professor’s Book One of Year’s Best

Forbes lists University of Kentucky College of Education professor John Thelin’s book, A History of American Higher Education, 3rd edition, as one of 2019’s best books covering American higher education. The article was written by Michael T. Nietzel, a former UK faculty member and administrator. “Scholars of higher education have … Read More

Newly Funded Study Explores Differences Among Charter, Private, and Public Schools

Two University of Kentucky researchers are working with faculty at the University of Notre Dame and the University of Washington-Bothell to uncover how school voucher programs — and more broadly, school choice — impact long-term student outcomes, such as high school graduation rates and college enrollment. The team has received … Read More

Thelin Publishes New Edition of Higher Ed Book

John Thelin, a University Research Professor in the University of Kentucky College of Education Department of Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation, has just published the third edition of “A History of American Higher Education.” This new edition features an additional chapter, “Prominence and Problems: American Higher Education,” which goes into detail about … Read More

March 22: White Fragility Author to Speak

The public is invited to hear author Robin DiAngelo give a talk on her book, White Fragility: Why is it so hard for white people to talk about racism?, at 10 a.m. Friday, March 22 in the Gatton College of Business and Economics Kincaid Auditorium. Free copies of the book … Read More

Colloquium Features Thelin Talk, Book-Signing

The University of Kentucky College of Education Department of Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation’s 2018-2019 Colloquium Series will feature a talk by University Research Professor Dr. John Thelin at 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 5 at the Hilary J. Boone Center. Thelin’s talk on his recent book Going to College in … Read More

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