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Leading Voices in Higher Education

Each term, the Provost's office brings a creative and strategic leader to campus to discuss critical issues in higher education as part of the Leading Voices in Higher Education speaker series. This series focuses on engaging the campus in stimulating discussions about building and sustaining inclusive environments for teaching and learning. Below is a list of guests who participated in this speaker series.


Stephanie Pfirman

Hirschorn Professor and co-Chair of the Department of Environmental Science at Barnard College

Interdisciplinarity and Diversity: Opportunities and Challenges 


David Wilson

President of Morgan State University

The History and Relevancy of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)


Armando Bengochea

Program Officer for Diversity and Director of the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program at The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

The Pipeline is Us: And Other Reflections on Diversifying the Professoriate (video not available)


Linda Tropp

Professor of Social Psychology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst

Racial Bias and Racial Anxiety: Prospects for Building Positive Relations Between Diverse Groups


Susan Sturm

George M. Jaffin Professor of Law and Social Responsibility and the founding director of the Center for Institutional and Social Change at Columbia Law School

Building the Architecture of Full Participation


More information on the participants in the previous series on innovation in higher education can be found on Dartmouth's Strategic Synthesis website. For questions on the Leading Voices speaker series, please email the office of the Vice Provost for Academic Initiatives.

Last Updated: 6/8/17