The source for news and events at Teachers College, Columbia University
Volume VI, No. 4 ♦ 12/2000
In October, Deirdre Reznik joined the Office of External Affairs as the new Publications Coordinator. Reznik comes to Teachers College after several years working with print and online media, most recently at Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, a national, non-profit legal organization that works for the civil rights of lesbians, gay men and people with HIV and AIDS.
Not many people have the honor of being introduced by Professor Emeritus Maxine Greene. When it does happen, you can be sure it is a very special person. Writer and professor Simon Schama lectured on his book, Rembrandt's Eyes, at a TC BookTalk held at the Guggenheim Museum in November. Schama was introduced by TC Professor Emeritus Maxine Greene. c Writer and professor Simon Schama had that honor when he lectured on his book, Rembrandt's Eyes, at a TC BookTalk held at the Guggenheim Museum in November.
Twenty-four years after receiving two master's degrees from Teachers College, Janice S. Robinson is back. Her new position at TC, as the Assistant and Special Counsel to the President for Diversity and Community, is a confluence of her legal, academic and administrative experience.
Marion Boultbee, International Student and Scholar Services Coordinator, addresses the Bi-Regional Conference of NAFSA: Association of International Educators in Montreal which she co-chaired in November.
For the second year in a row, Teachers College set aside a Saturday in November to celebrate Founders Day-an academic homecoming at which alumni, students, and staff members gathered at the College to hear renowned speakers and get a sense of what is happening at Teachers College today.
More than 100 alumni, their guests, and other members of the TC community gathered at The Columbia-Princeton Club for a dinner honoring three distinguished alumni. This year's honorees were Margaret Mary Fitzpatrick (M.Ed. 1982, Ed.D. 1986); Joseph L. Dionne (Ed.D. 1965); and, Barbara Loomis Jackson (M.A. 1967).
In her third and final Sachs Lecture, Amy Stuart Wells, Professor of Educational Policy at UCLA, spoke about "Lessons from Free Market Reforms of the 1990s: The Need to Bring Equity Back into Educational Policy Debates."