I am a middle-aged African-American woman, single mother of two, raised as the youngest of eight children by a mother with a 10th-grade education. I grew up on the East Coast in an impoverished and crime-ridden former industrial town where the illegal drug trade is now the mainstay of the economy. From the description of me above, some might have me currently pegged as … [Read more...]
Dr. Gloria Thomas
Dr. Gloria Thomas holds a Ph.D. in Higher Education from the University of Michigan's Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education. She served as Associate Director of the American Council on Education (ACE) Fellows Program and Office of Women in Higher Education before joining the Center for the Education of Women (CEW) in 2008. Dr. Thomas serves on the boards of the National Council for Research on Women and the Washtenaw Community College Foundation.