Talking leadership 12: Dwight McBride on fighting racism

From Times Higher Education: “The president of The New School in New York says universities are often underprepared for their first black leader … Dwight McBride is a name-dropper. Not of celebrities but of academics he respects; his speech is peppered with mini shout-outs, frequently to people of colour. As a black, gay man in the higher echelons of US tertiary education, the president of The New School, an elite private university in New York, understands the obstacles minority academics must scale.”

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