Wharton in Action: Higher Education Inequality and Affordability

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Wharton in Action:  Higher Education Inequality and Affordability

Tuesday, November 21, 2017
5:00 – 5:45 pm – Registration, Reception and Networking
5:45 – 7:30 pm – Light Dinner and Presentation

North Shore Community College
Board Room, LS328
300 Broad Street, Lynn, MA 01901


Dr. Sara Goldrick-Rab, Professor of Higher Education Policy and Sociology at Temple University.

A sociologist of higher education, Goldrick-Rab’s research focuses on policies that aim to reduce socioeconomic and racial inequalities.  While at the University of Wisconsin, she founded the Wisconsin HOPE Lab, the nation’s only translational research laboratory that seeks ways to make college more affordable.  Her latest book, Paying the Price: College Costs, Financial Aid, and the Betrayal of the American Dream (University of Chicago, 2016), is an Amazon best-seller and has been featured on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, the New York Review of Books, and CSPAN’s Book TV, among other venues.  Dr. Goldrick-Rab received her Ph.D. and M.A. in Sociology at UPenn.

More background information at http://education.temple.edu/sites/education/files/faculty/goldrickrab_2.4.17.pdf

And https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=866jKW6MRNc   or  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=byfWH4OFOhY


Hosted by:
Dr. Patricia A. Gentile, CGS’77, WG’90
President, North Shore Community College

$36 per person

Please visit www.whartonboston.com


Public Transit:  The NSCC Lynn Campus is across the street from the Lynn MBTA Train and Bus Depot:  http://www.mbta.com/schedules_and_maps/rail/lines/stations/?stopId=108

Driving Directions:  https://goo.gl/maps/Zdxwycn3gAR2

Parking is free on campus, use Staff Parking off Broad Street.  http://www.northshore.edu/about/pdf/Lynn_Map.pdf

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