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MaryBeth Walpole, Ph.D., Professor and Chairperson

Office: Herman D. James Hall 3038

Phone Number: 856-256-4706

E-mail: walpole@rowan.edu

About MaryBeth Walpole, Ph.D.

Dr. MaryBeth Walpole received her Ph.D. from UCLA in Higher Education and Organizational Change and her M.A. in Higher Education Administration from Stanford University. She is a professor of Higher Education and Chair of the Educational Services, Administration, and Higher Education department at Rowan University. Her research interests focus on access and equity issues in higher education, particularly focused on students from low socioeconomic backgrounds and students of color. She is currently teaching The College Student: Issues and Support Programs and College Admission and Transition. Her work has been published in several journals including Research in Higher Education, the Review of Higher Education, and Urban Review. Her books include: From diplomas to doctorates: The success of black women in higher education and its implications for equal educational opportunities for all, which she coedited and Economically and educationally challenged students in higher education: Access to outcomes.