Freeman Hrabowski
Published January 13, 2014
Updated April 4, 2021

Freeman Hrabowski has been president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, since 1992. In 2012 President Obama named him to chair the President’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for African Americans, and his leadership has been recognized by U.S. News and World Report, Time and The Washington Post.

Hrabowski’s research and publications focus primarily on science and math education, with an emphasis on minority participation and performance. He has been a guest on NPR’s Tell Me More to discuss the challenges blacks face in the tech world.

Expertise: Science and math education, minority participation and performance in STEM fields, Blacks in tech

Location: Baltimore, Md.


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Phone: (410) 455-8117

Heard on NPR: Tell Me More: U.S. Is Becoming More Diverse, But Is The Online Population?

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