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Dr. Crossman Talks Trump's Destructive Tactics in The Chronicle of Higher Ed 03.08.17
Dr. Crossman Talks Trump's Destructive Tactics in The Chronicle of Higher Ed
03.08.17

In a March report characterizing the White House's actions as "waging a war" on higher education, Adler University President Raymond E. Crossman, Ph.D., shared concerns ranging from President Trump’s rhetoric about violence in Chicago, to his approach to LGBTQ rights.

The Chronicle of Higher Education interviewed higher education thought leaders from across the country in its piece, “Trump’s Wild Ride.”

“President Trump’s early tenure has been marked by the very disruption and impulsiveness that ingratiated him to voters demanding change,” according to the article. “ … While there are certainly exceptions, particularly among for-profit colleges that anticipate freer rein to do business, much of higher education is worked into a lather over the dizzying orders and pronouncements coming from the White House.”

A psychologist, family therapist and co-founder of LGBTQ Presidents in Higher Education, Crossman says he knows that institutions like Adler University may be impacted by Trump’s approach to many crucial issues, including human rights.

Read more about his perspective in Trump’s Wild Ride.

About Adler University

Adler University educates students to engage the world and create a more just society. Established in 1952, it enrolls more than 1,400 students in master’s and doctoral programs for social change through its campuses in downtown Chicago and Vancouver, as well as an Online Campus. Adler University’s mission is to continue the pioneering work of Alfred Adler, the first community psychologist, by graduating socially responsible practitioners, engaging communities and advancing social justice.

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