President Hrabowski, speaking in his role as chair of the
President's Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for African Americans,
participated in a panel discussion Monday morning focused on strategies for
helping more African American students develop the skills needed for academic
The Nov. 18 event, hosted by the U.S. Department of
Education, was organized by the White House Initiative on Educational
Excellence for African Americans. The Initiative also is holding a series of
Twitter roundtables this week in recognition of American Education Week.