Outstanding Achievement Award Recipient
College of Education and Human Development, May 31, 2006
Antoine Garibaldi received his Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from the University of Minnesota in 1976. Currently, he is president of Gannon University, a Catholic, diocesan, Master's I institution. Prior to his presidency, he was the provost and chief academic officer at Howard University in Washington, D.C. He also served as a department chair, dean, and vice president at Xavier University in New Orleans. His career reflects a remarkable combination of scholarship, teaching and leadership on a national level. He is particularly well known for his work on college retention, specifically for African-American males. His best known works include articles and book chapters on African-American males and "the college gender gap." These works include specific programs and recommendations that are used by schools, colleges, and universities nationally. He has published more than 75 articles and 10 books and monographs. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Howard University Distinguished Alumni Award for Postgraduate Achievement in Education, the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Service Award, and an honorary doctorate from Our Lady of Holy Cross College.
Biographies are as-of time of award presentation.