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Uri speaks to White House Commission

Uri Treisman Speaks to White House Commission About Accelerating College Success Among African Americans

October 19, 2015|By Dana Center Communications

Uri Treisman, Executive Director of The Charles A. Dana Center at The University of Texas at Austin, was invited to speak to the President's Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for African Americans. Commission members include nationally renowned college presidents, executives, judges, professors, superintendents, and other thought leaders from across the country. At a private dinner and at a public meeting, Dr. Treisman was featured in a discussion highlighting opportunities for accelerating African American postsecondary success. Dr. Treisman spoke about lessons learned from the Dana Center's work in community colleges, developmental education reform, and structured math pathways, as well as his work in developing African American scholars.

Uri Treisman speaks at a Commission meeting of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans on September 14, 2015
Uri Treisman speaks at a Commission meeting of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans on September 14, 2015

The Commission is expected to release a white paper including promising opportunities that were shared during this discussion. Check the Dana Center website for this report and additional updates on action items arising from the meeting.

 

 

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