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Terrell Strayhorn

Thursday, February 8, 2018
8:15–9:15 a.m.

Dr. Terrell Strayhorn is former professor and Founder/CEO of Do Good Work Educational Consulting, LLC. Most recently, he was on the faculty at The Ohio State University, where he also served as Director of the Center for Higher Education Enterprise (CHEE) and Founding Director of the Center for IDEAS within the College of Education and Human Ecology. An internationally-recognized student success scholar, highly acclaimed public speaker, and award-winning writer, Strayhorn is the author of 10 books and over 200 book chapters and journal articles and other scholarly publications. 

Dr. Strayhorn maintains an active and highly visible research agenda focusing on major policy issues in education: student access and achievement; issues of race, equity and diversity; impact of college on students, and student learning and development. His most popular book, College Students’ Sense of Belonging: A Key to Educational Success, has won a book award and sold record copies nationally.  Known for using the hashtag #DoGoodWork on social media, Strayhorn was named one of the country’s top diversity scholars by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education in 2011.

Strayhorn received a bachelor’s degree (BA) from the University of Virginia (UVA), a masters degree (MEd) in educational policy from the Curry School of Education at UVA, and doctorate (PhD) in higher education from Virginia Tech. He is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated and a native of Virginia Beach, Virginia.

Plenary: The College Admissions and Financial Aid Landscape: A Panel Discussion

Friday, February 9, 2018
10:00-11:00 a.m.

A panel of college admissions officers will host an open forum to discuss issues in college admissions and financial aid. Participants will leave this professional development opportunity with a better understanding of the key issues in college admissions and enrollment.