In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP), Dr. Freeman Hrabowski, the president of the University of Maryland Baltimore County, will speak at Marquette on Thursday, Feb. 27, from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the AMU, Monaghan Ballroom.
Hrabowski will present a keynote address focused on creating educational access and opportunity. A book signing will follow the event. Tickets are free; RSVP via Eventbrite.
Additionally, Hrabowski’s visit will include a workshop with the University Leadership Council focused on the same topic.
Hrabowski has served as the president of UMBC since 1992. In 2012, he was named to Time’s “100 Most Influential People in the World” list. U.S. News & World Report named him one of “America’s Best Leaders” in 2008. More recently, Hrabowski received the American Council on Education’s “Lifetime Achievement Award” (2018) and received the University of California, Berkeley’s “Clark Kerr Award” (2019).
U.S. News & World Report also recognizes UMBC as a model institution for inclusive excellence and a national leader in academic innovation and undergraduate teaching.