Administration

How They Made It to the Top

Black academic leaders took different paths but share a desire to ‘pay it forward’

M. Scott Brauer for The Chronicle

Elwood Robinson leads a meeting at Cambridge College, where he serves as provost. He will soon step down to become the chancellor of Winston-Salem State U.
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David A. Thomas wrote the book on how to get an executive-level job if you’re an African-American man. Mr. Thomas is dean of the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University. Earlier in his career, he spent four years at the Wharton School...

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