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In The Margins

Sep 22, 2022

In this episode, your host Ralph Newell welcomes Antonio R. Flores, president and CEO of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) for over twenty-five years.

 

Dr. Flores is a leading voice of Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) whose advocacy efforts have garnered over $4 billion in federal funding...


Sep 15, 2022

In this episode, host David Pluviose sits down with Gloria Blackwell, CEO of the American Association of University Women (AAUW), a nonprofit advancing gender equity through advocacy, education, and research.

 

As only the second Black woman in 140 years to lead AAUW, Gloria discusses the importance of representation in...


Aug 25, 2022

While much has been said about the need and desire to diversify STEM fields and attract more minorities to faculty positions in higher education, there is little discussion on the financial journey to academia and the debt it often incurs.

 

In this episode, David Pluviose welcomes Dr. Erika Moore, assistant professor...


Aug 18, 2022

This year the University of Phoenix (UOPX) and Jobs for the Future (JFF) announced a partnership to drive the equitable economic advancement of Black leaders and workers. With funding from UOPX, JFF will conduct in-depth research analyzing existing strategies for developing social capital currently implemented by higher...


Aug 11, 2022

In the third installment of our series on white fragility and nationalism in higher education, Ralph Newell welcomes writer and activist Tim Wise. As one of the nation’s most prominent anti-racist essayists, educators, philanthropists, and philosophers, tune in as this “vanilla brother” discusses what created the...