Gay Presidents Organize

As the numbers of gay university and college presidents increase, they are stepping up efforts to further break a glass ceiling for LGBTQ academics.

Our own Sharon McDade, Principal & Senior Executive Leadership Consultant, shared her thoughts with Inside Higher Ed:

“There is such greater awareness of LGBTQ [issues], which comes from the entire environment, society and culture we live in, that for most boards, it’s not a conversation that they automatically shut down, ‘No, no, no, we can’t even think about going there. It’s a probably a conversation these days that, if the search consultant brings it up, it’s ‘Oh, yeah, we probably should have that conversation.’”

Read more online: 

https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2014/07/24/number-gay-presidents-increases-they-try-pave-way-others