In Memoriam: Madelon Delany Stent
Filed in In Memoriam on December 14, 2016
Madelon Delany Stent, the former vice president for academic affairs at the University of the District of Columbia and professor emerita of education at the City College of New York, died late last month in New York.
Dr. Stent was a native of Washington, D.C., but grew up in New York City. She was the daughter of Hubert T. Delany, one of the first African American judges in New York and brother of the Delany sisters who authored the best-selling book Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters’ First 100 Years (1994).
Dr. Stent was a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, New York. She earned a master’s degree in Spanish education and a doctorate in education from Teachers College at Columbia University.
Dr. Stent was the co-author of Minorities in the United States Institutions of Higher Education (Praeger, 1977).