ERIC Number: EJ838028
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
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Identifying Talent and Nurturing Its Success: An Interview with Freeman Hrabowski
Finney, Joni E.
Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, v41 n3 p36-41 May-Jun 2009
Freeman A. Hrabowski, III, has served as president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), since 1992. He is coauthor of "Beating the Odds: Raising Academically Successful African American Males" (1998) and "Overcoming the Odds: Raising Academically Successful African American Young Women" (2001). Under Hrabowski's leadership, the Meyerhoff Program at UMBC has successfully educated hundreds of minority scholars in mathematics, science, and engineering. It serves as a national model for educational innovation. Hrabowski has been recently awarded the 2009 Virginia B. Smith Innovative Leadership Award, which recognizes individuals whose leadership in higher education has resulted in better ways to educate people to participate in and improve an open and inclusive democratic society. In this article, the author interviews Freeman Hrabowski on his work.
Descriptors: African American Students, Educational Innovation, Talent Identification, Success, Goal Orientation, Interviews, Leadership Effectiveness, Change Agents, Profiles, Leadership Styles, Educational Strategies, Recognition (Achievement)
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