Educational Leadership & Policy News

ELP Alumna Named Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students for Union College

April 9, 2019

Fran'Cee Brown-McClure, Ph.D '15, has been named vice president for Student Affairs and Dean of Students for union College in New York.

ELP Alumnus Dorado Kinney, Ed.D. '17, Awarded Prestigious Fellowship

May 6, 2019

Kinney will join a cohort of 40 leaders who will take part in a 10-month leadership program.

Educational Leadership and Policy Ph.D. Student Awarded Dissertation Grant

May 7, 2019

Dissertation title: “Stakeholder Influence on MBA Curricular Design”

M. Yvonne Taylor: Enough with that parent dress code

April 26, 2019

Educational Leadership and Policy doctoral student M. Yvonne Taylor explains that how parents show up is far less important than that they show up in a recent op-ed for the Houston Chronicle.

Congratulations to Promoted Faculty within the College of Education

April 29, 2019

Six faculty members across three departments within the College of Education have received promotions effective as of September 1.

PHEL Alumna Wins American Association of Blacks in Higher Education Dissertation of the Year

April 8, 2019

Tracie Lowe, Ph.D. ’18, alumna from the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy’s Higher Education Leadership program, is the AAABHE 2019 Dissertation of the Year winner.

ELP Alumnus Makes Forbes 30 Under 30 List in Education

April 8, 2019

As the assistant superintendent for the Office of Strategy and Innovation in HISD, Jharrett Bryantt leads a number of high-priority initiatives for the district.

Richard Reddick: The 'opportunity hoarding' behind the college admissions scandal

March 18, 2019

Associate Professor Rich Reddick explains that, "this kind of behavior exacerbates inequality by denying opportunities for low-income students to access these networks" in an op-ed for the Houston Chronicle.

David DeMatthews: More school days? Not unless we address these areas first

Feb. 26, 2019

In a recent op-ed, David DeMatthews explains that although extending the school year may provide a degree of benefits, it means the state will have fewer resources to address other long-standing school finance issues.

Tracie Lowe: Including foster care and homeless students in higher education

Feb. 13, 2019

Educational Leadership and Policy alumna Tracie Lowe, Ph.D. '18 explains why Texas higher education institutions need be inclusive of homeless and foster care students.

Jennifer Jellison Holme: Getting to the root of our public education crisis

Feb. 8, 2019

Associate Professor Jennifer Holme explains that "It’s time to break free from narrow solutions with little evidence of success...and toward cross-sector solutions," in an op-ed for Democrat and Chronicle.

Richard Reddick: When Men Shy Away from Mentoring Women

Feb. 7, 2019

Associate Professor Richard Reddick discusses why cross-gender mentoring is important for the future of women in the workplace.

ELP Graduate Student Creates Online Database for Higher Education Researchers

Feb. 1, 2019

PHEL doctoral student ZW Taylor has created an online database that automatically removes dead or broken links as a tool for researchers.

ELP Student Wins TACHE Higher Education Graduate Fellowship Award

Jan. 29, 2019

Congratulations to Jorge Burmicky on receiving a $2,000 fellowship award from the Texas Association of Chicanos in Higher Education.