Dr. Freeman Hrabowski presents: Creating Educational Access and Opportunity

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1442 W. Wisconsin Ave.

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Milwaukee, WI 53233

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Dr. Freeman Hrabowski presents: A 50-year Experiment in American Higher Education: Increasing Access and Academic Success

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Dr. Freeman Hrabowski

Keynote Address: A 50-year Experiment in American Higher Education: Increasing Access and Academic Success

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Doors will open at 3:00 p.m. Keynote to begin at 3:30 p.m.

Book signing to follow. Book will be available for purchase.

Alumni Memorial Union, Monaghan Ballroom, 3rd Floor

As part of the 50th anniversary celebrations of Marquette University's Educational Opportunity Program and the Marquette Forum, President Freeman Hrabowski of the University of Maryland Baltimore County will present a keynote address on creating educational access and opportunity. A book signing will follow.

Dr. Freeman A. Hrabowski, President of UMBC (University of Maryland, Baltimore County) since 1992, has been named one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World by TIME (2012) and one of America’s Best Leaders by U.S. News & World Report (2008), he also received TIAA-CREF’s Theodore M. Hesburgh Award for Leadership Excellence (2011), the Carnegie Corporation’s Academic Leadership Award (2011), and the Heinz Award (2012) for contributions to improving the “Human Condition.” More recently, he received the American Council on Education’s Lifetime Achievement Award (2018) and was named a recipient of the University of California, Berkeley’s Clark Kerr Award (2019). UMBC has been recognized as a model for inclusive excellence by such publications as U.S. News, which the past 10 years has recognized UMBC as a national leader in academic innovation and undergraduate teaching.

Sponsored by Marquette University's Educational Opportunity Program, Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion, Black Alumni Association, Hispanic Alumni Association, and the Marquette Forum.

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Alumni Memorial Union

1442 W. Wisconsin Ave.

Monaghan Ballroom, 3rd Floor

Milwaukee, WI 53233

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