Higher Education Recruitment Consortium

Having Our Say:

Black Voices on working in higher education

black Faculty and Staff share how they navigated a career path in higher ed

Discover the importance of knowing - knowing your "why", knowing departmental expectations, and knowing the political landscape.

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Looking back, what do black professionals in higher education wish they had known at the beginning of their careers?


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As the number of Black women working in higher education rises, certain challenges and opportunities remain.

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