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Race (Still) Matters…and so do you!

Event Description

Join us for this guest lecture, followed by a book signing from Dr. Terrell Strayhorn.

Dr. Strayhorn serves as the interim vice president for academic and student affairs at LeMoyne-Owen College, a private historically black college in Memphis. He is also the Founding CEO of Do Good Work Educational Consulting LLC, a research consulting firm dedicated to conducting high-quality, rigorous research that can be effectively translated into improving practices, informing decisions, strengthening communities, and ensuring success.

An internationally-recognized student success scholar, highly acclaimed public speaker, and award-winning writer, Strayhorn is author of 10 books and over 200 book chapters and journal articles. Dr. Strayhorn maintains an active and highly visible research agenda focusing on major policy issues in education and he has had an abiding life-long commitment to equity, diversity, and social justice.

Strayhorn was named one of the country’s top diversity scholars by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education in 2011, one of the “Top 20 to Know in Education,” and became the youngest full professor in Ohio State University’s history in 2014. He has been quoted in major news outlets including the Chronicle of Higher Education, Inside HigherEd, and Huffington Post.

If you will need special accommodations, please contact the event organizer.


VP Student Affairs
(309) 438-5451


Braden Auditorium
200 N. University Street
Normal, IL
(309) 438-2222