Adler University President Ray Crossman, Ph.D., was recently featured by Times Higher Education with a podcast interview and feature article. Times Higher Education interviewed Dr. Crossman for its podcast, THE Campus, during which he shared his experience of being an out president and encourages others to be their true self on the job, warts and all. He also shared advice on upskilling through mentors and explains how university mission statements give subtle cues to LGBTQIA+ academics on how supported they would feel on campus. Listen to the podcast.
Dr. Crossman also bylined a feature article for the Times Higher Education website titled: Leadership and the intersectionality of being queer and living with HIV. In the article, Dr. Crossman shared that coming out as gay was a first step, but it was being open about living with HIV that showed him how his whole self shaped his role as president. In this article he talks about intersectionality and leadership. Read the full article.