Dr. Jay Halfond, professor of the practice teaching at Metropolitan College and Wheelock and Faculty Advisor for BU Wheelock’s online Higher Education Master’s program, shares the eleventh in a series of conversations with experts in the field of higher education. His guest for this eleventh installment is BU Wheelock Associate Dean of Strategic Initiatives and Community Engagement, Mary L. Churchill.
Associate Dean Churchill, who also serves as an Adjunct Professor in BU Wheelock’s Higher Education Administration program, speaks about her experience as a first-generation student and how that inspired her own career in higher education. Churchill touches on the challenges of working in higher education but also emphasizes how rewarding working with students and increasing college access has been.
Watch the full conversation below: