Adler University President Raymond E. Crossman, Ph.D., was included in the Crain’s Chicago Business first-ever list of Notable Chicago LGBTQ Executives. The list honors LGBTQ leaders who are creating change in their industries, championing workplace equality, and advancing civic engagement in Chicago.
Dr. Crossman is Chicago’s longest-serving university president and the nation’s longest-serving LGBTQ higher education president. In 2003, Dr. Crossman was appointed president of Adler University. During his tenure, Adler University has grown from a psychology school with fewer than 200 students to a university enrolling more than 1,400 graduate students at its Chicago, Vancouver, and Online campuses.
As president, Dr. Crossman has ensured that Adler University has a commitment to social change and graduates socially responsible practitioners who are equipped to advance social justice in their work and communities. Dr. Crossman has also led the University in taking a stand on issues such as human rights, undocumented students, and climate change.
See the full list of Notable Chicago LGBTQ Executives.