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Ladson-Billings to receive honorary degree from Morgan State University

April 09, 2018

UW-Madison's Gloria Ladson-Billings is receiving an honorary degree from Morgan State University. 

Gloria Ladson-Billings
Prior to her retirement in January, Ladson-Billings held the Kellner Family Distinguished Chair in Urban Education and was a professor with the departments of Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Policy Studies, and Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis. She continues to serve UW-Madison and the School of Education as a professor emerita and is currently serving a four-year term as president of the National Academy of Education.

Ladson-Billings will be recognized during Morgan State University's 142nd spring commencement on Saturday, May 19, at 9:30 a.m.

Ladson-Billings earned her bachelor’s degree from Morgan State University in Baltimore in 1968 before going on to receive a master’s in curriculum and instruction from the University of Washington in Seattle and a Ph.D. in curriculum and teacher education from Stanford University.

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