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October 11, 2007


LINCOLN UNIVERSITY, PA ~ Dr. Admasu Tucho, assistant professor and acting assistant chair of the Education Department at Lincoln University, will make a presentation on October 18 at the annual conference of the African Studies Association in New York.

Dr. Tucho’s presentation at the three-day event is titled, “Factors Influencing the Successful Retention of Skilled Manpower in Developing Nations: The case of Ethiopia and People of Ethiopian Origin in North America.”

“I am delighted to be one of the presenters at this conference,” Dr. Tucho said.  “The conference will be attended by a host of scholars from across the nation.”

Dr. Tucho also serves as the coordinator and academic advisor for the master’s degree programs in education and reading.  He obtained his bachelor’s degree from Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia, two master’s degrees in education and adult and continuing education from Cheyney University. He earned a doctorate in educational leadership and policy studies from Temple University.

He joined the faculty at Lincoln University after a brief tenure as an instructor at the Community College of Philadelphia.

Founded in 1854, Lincoln University is a premier, historically Black University that combines the best elements of a liberal arts and sciences-based undergraduate core curriculum and selected graduate programs to meet the needs of those living in a highly technological and global society.  The University is nationally recognized as a major producer of African Americans with undergraduate degrees in the physical sciences (biology, chemistry and physics); computer and informational sciences; biological and life sciences.  Lincoln has an enrollment of 2,423 undergraduate and graduate students.

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