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.’”
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