Monday, February 22, 2021 - Higher Education in the Pandemic

Doug Shapiro

Doug Shapiro

Doug Shapiro is executive director of the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, which advances student access and success through data and insights from the nation’s largest student-level longitudinal dataset of college enrollment and degree information. The Center publishes reports on enrollment, persistence, transfer, and completion, while also providing data and measurement services for schools and researchers. Shapiro has led the Center for ten years, prior to which he held positions as director of institutional research at The New School (NY) and vice president for research and policy at the Minnesota Private College Council. He holds an M.A. in mathematics and a Ph.D. in education from the University of Michigan.

 

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - Diversity in Higher Education

Lance Bennett

Lance Bennett

Lance Bennett is the Director of Diversity Admissions at the Kellogg School of Management. Lance has responsibility for diversity admissions across all MBA programs. Lance serves on Kellogg’s Inclusion Coalition and was Co-President of Kellogg’s African-American Employee Resource Group. He facilitates diversity workshops within and outside of the Kellogg community.

Prior to his role at Kellogg, Lance led diversity admissions for the Wake Forest School of Business and spent over 20 years at Wachovia Corporation where he held several managerial roles. In 2003 Lance was certified as an internal Diversity Consultant, facilitating diversity workshops across the bank’s footprint and consulting on diversity initiatives with senior leadership. Lance is known for his passion for diversity and inclusion and his ability to build and foster relationships across a wide spectrum of identity groups.