Creating and Sustaining Leaders for Tomorrow
by: Dr. Freeman A. Hrabowski
Thursday, April 5, 2012
(4:15 p.m. Lecture)
Northeastern Illinois University
Dr. Jean B. Carlson (1922 – 2010) taught at Northeastern Illinois University in the Educational Foundations department for 18 years, serving as Chair of the Department from 1977 to her retirement in 1989. In 1991, Carlson served as Acting Dean of the College of Education while conducting the search for the next Deanship. In honor and recognition of Dr. Carlson, the Jean B. Carlson Memorial Lectureship was established by her friends and family. The Jean B. Carlson Lecture is the first endowed lecture at Northeastern Illinois University.
Dr. Freeman A. Hrabowski, III, has served as the president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, since 1992. In 2009, Time magazine named him One of America's Ten Best College Presidents, and in 2010 he won the TIAA-CREF Theodore M. Hesburgh Award for Leadership Excellence and the Carnegie Corporation of New York's Academic Leadership Award.
Dr. Hrabowski's research focuses on science and math education, with special emphasis on minority participation and performance.
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