Blankley Endowed Chair

Walter E. Blankley and Rosemary Deniken Blankley '57,'06H with Blankley Scholars

May 7, 2020 Andrea Walls

In Memoriam: Walter E. Blankley

Walter E. Blankley, a beloved member of the Arcadia University community and husband of Life Trustee Rosemary Deniken Blankley ’57, ’06H, passed away on April 27. Together for 67 years, Walter and Rosemary established an extraordinary legacy at Arcadia, defined by a lifetime commitment to higher...

Headshot of Dr. Marc Brasof

Dec 18, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Brasof Receives Blankley Endowed Chair in Education

An educator for more than 20 years, Dr. Marc Brasof, associate professor of Education and director of Secondary Social Studies and English Education, received the 2020-23 Rosemary and Walter Blankley Endowed Chair in Education. The award will support Arcadia’s Social Action and Justice Education...

Jul 12, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Hosts Fellows from Around the World for Transformative Teacher-Educator Summer Institute

Fourteen education scholars from around the world visited Arcadia University for the first Transformative Teacher-Educator Fellowship (TTEF) Summer Institute from July 7 to 14, where they learned about and designed cutting-edge instructional practices to incorporated into their own teacher inquiry...

Nov 30, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Transformative Teaching in a Connected World: Book Talk with Baker-Doyle

Join Dr. Kira Baker-Doyle, associate professor of Education and author of Transformative Teachers: Teacher Leadership and Learning in a Connected World, and Mt. Airy Rev. Kent Matthies for a critical conversation on Saturday, Dec. 2 at 3 p.m. at the Unitarian Society of Germantown in Philadelphia...

Mar 24, 2017 Jennifer Retter

Dr. Baker-Doyle Named Blankley Endowed Chair in Education

Dr. Kira J. Baker-Doyle, associate professor of Education and director of Master’s Degree and Certificate Programs, will enhance connected learning and teacher education as the University’s second Rosemary and Walter Blankley Endowed Chair in Education. Dr. Baker-Doyle was recognized at a reception...

Mar 6, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Dr. Skilton-Sylvester Named The Rosemary and Walter Blankley Endowed Chair in Education

Marking the beginning of a new chapter in Arcadia University’s history, Dr. Ellen Skilton-Sylvester, professor of education, was named The Rosemary and Walter Blankley Endowed Chair in Education. The University’s first donor designated chair results from a $1 million gift from Walter and Rosemary...