Something inside me keeps saying: I told you something like this would happen. After 50 years studying opportunity for higher education, I am somewhat comfortable (and very uncomfortable too) saying the issues I have sought to address and warned about underlie the current political chaos. Our failures to address them (and I include higher education centrally in "our") have boiled over:
Join NEBHE in celebrating Black leaders in higher education this #BlackHistoryMonth! Read about Dr. Ruth Simmons, the first Black President of an Ivy League. She is also set to deliver @Harvard's 2021 commencement. We celebrate Simmons' work in #highered this month & every month!
Join NEBHE in celebrating Black innovators, scholars, & leaders in higher education this #BlackHistoryMonth! Read more about Lois Rice, a pioneering public policy leader & "mother of the Pell Grant". We celebrate Lois's pioneering work in #highered this month & every month!