Publications: TC Today
The Alumni Magazine of Teachers College, Columbia University
Volume 23, No. 3 ♦ 9/1998
Institute on Education and Government Hands Out Awards and Advice to State Lawmakers and Public Policy Leaders
The Institute on Education and Government was created to fulfill an important part of TCâ€™s missionâ€”to place information about education and the impact of public policy in the hands of lawmakers and their staffs.
Bill Cosby was one of the speakers at the 1998 masters' convocation.
Enid Wien Morse and Antonia Munroe Grumbach have been elected to Co-Chair the Teachers College Trustees. Morse joined the Trustees in 1988, and Grumbach, who has served as Vice-Chair from 1991 to 1996, joined in 1986.
Abuse, Social Pressure, and Decision-Making: Researchers Study Issues Confronting Women with Mental Retardation
Linda Hickson, Professor of Education and Director of TC's Center for Opportunities and Outcomes for People with Disabilities and Ishita Khemka, Research Associate with the Center, have noted that the incidence of abuse among individuals with mental retardation, especially women, "is alarmingly high," however, with the proper training strategies they can learn to protect themselves against abuse and to interact more positively in social situations.