Three women of color leading higher ed institutions in Massachusetts on their work and the future

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The landscape of higher education in the U.S. is in the midst of dramatic change.

The Supreme Court is widely expected to alter affirmative action. The Biden administration's attempt to forgive student debt is working its way through the courts. And, for the first time in about a decade, the number of undergraduate degree earners in the U.S. has dipped.

Our three guests are in the middle of all of these conversations, as part of a growing group of Black women leaders in higher education.

Rev. Debora Jackson, Dean of Business School at Worcester Polytechnical Institute,  Lynn Perry Wooten, President of Simmons University, and Jackie Jenkins-Scott, interim President of Roxbury Community College, and former President of Wheelock College, join us.

This segment aired on March 17, 2023.


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