U. of Penn Education Dean Is New President of Columbia U. Teacher's College
Ms. Fuhrman has led Penn's education school since 1995. She received a joint Ph.D. in political science and education from Columbia University and Teachers College in 1977. She taught politics and education at Teachers College before joining the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers University at New Brunswick, from where Penn hired her.
This article, written by Robin Wilson and Jennifer Jacobson, appeared in the May 19th, 2006 publication of The Chronicle of Higher Education.