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Weekly Wisdom 3/15/21 - Walter M. Kimbrough

Bridget Burns, Executive Director of the University Innovation Alliance, and Doug Lederman, Editor and Co-Founder of Inside Higher Ed, speak with Dr. Walter M. Kimbrough, President of Dillard University in New Orleans. He shares his wisdom about Historically Black Colleges and Universities (H.B.C.U.s), African American student experience during the COVID-19 pandemic, and social media platforms as essential tools for higher education leaders in the 21st century. Topics include:

  • Students balancing public health risks with a desire for the college experience
  • The necessities and hazards of social media for higher ed leadership
  • One of the biggest obstacles to college enrollment among Black students
  • How incoming higher ed leaders need to study history and interrogate reality

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