Arthur Levine - Bio for Op-Eds
Arthur Levine is President and Professor of Education at Teachers College, Columbia University.
Arthur Levine is President and Professor of Education at Teachers College, Columbia University. He received his bachelor's degree from Brandeis University and his Ph.D. from State University of New York at Buffalo. Prior to Teachers College, he served as Chair of the Higher Education program and Chair of the Institute for Educational Management at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Mr. Levine is the author of dozens of articles and reviews. His most recent book is When Hope and Fear Collide: A Portrait of Today's College Student (with Jeanette S. Cureton), published in 1998. Among other volumes are Beating the Odds: How the Poor Get to College, Higher Learning in America; Shaping Higher Education's Future; When Dreams and Heroes Died: A Portrait of Today's College Students; Handbook on Undergraduate Curriculum; Quest for Common Learning (with Ernest Boyer); Opportunity in Adversity (with Janice Green), and Why Innovation Fails. A 1982 Guggenheim Fellowship winner, Mr. Levine's other awards include a 1998 listing in Change magazine as "One Of The Most Outstanding Leaders in the Academic Community," the 1996 Council of Independent College's Academic Leadership Award, the American Council on Education's "Book of the Year" award in 1974 (for Reform of Undergraduate Education), the Educational Press Association's "Annual Award" for writing in 1981, 1989, and 1993, and 13 honorary degrees. He has served as consultant to more than 250 colleges and universities. Mr. Levine was also President of Bradford College (1982-1989) and Senior Fellow at the Carnegie Foundation and Carnegie Council for Policy Studies in Higher Education (1975-1982). Page last updated:Page last updated: January 2001
Published Tuesday, Sep. 18, 2001