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Senator, State of Utah Legislature

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Dr. David M. Mellott – An Instrument of Justice in the Wider Community

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Dr. J.P. Barfield – Accessibility for All Student-Athletes

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Dr. Gregory Washington – Finding the Right Paths and Highlighting Those Paths For Others

President, George Mason University

January 25 2023

Dr. Marc Parlange – Investment In Higher Education Is An Investment Into Our Future Communities

President, University of Rhode Island

January 18 2023

Stevie Baker-Watson – Putting Yourself At The Table and Using Your Leadership To Build Relationships

Associate Vice President for Student Wellness and Theodore Katula Director of Athletics and Recreational Sports, DePauw University

January 4 2023

Dr. Jim Henderson – Leveraging Individual Excellence Towards Collective Good

President and CEO, University of Louisiana System

December 28 2022

Mike Kinnison – Education Is A Game Changer

Director of Athletics, Delta State University

December 21 2022

President Geoffrey S. Mearns – Changing The World By Changing Our Communities

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December 14 2022

Brent Jones – There Are No Shortcuts, Expect To Take The Stairs

Director of Athletics, Troy University

December 8 2022

Dr. Ivy Taylor – Helping Students Gain Outcomes That Are Not Dictated Based On Where They Started

President, Rust College

November 30 2022

Dr. Thomas Newsom – Minding the Gaps

President, Southeastern Oklahoma State University

November 16 2022

Wendy Reid – The Importance of Responsible Communication

Director of Athletics/Deputy Title IX Coordinator, Trinity Christian College

November 9 2022

Dr. Stanton F. McNeely III – The Key to Leadership is Connectedness

President, University of Holy Cross

November 2 2022

Glen Brittich – Finding Your Passion Through Sports in Higher Education

Director of Athletics, Elmhurst University

October 26 2022

Dr. Mary Darden – Entrepreneuring the Future of Higher Education

President and CEO of Higher Education Innovation, LLC

October 19 2022

Andy Carter – Learning to Do the Hard Things Better

Director of Athletics, Missouri Western State University

October 12 2022

Gordon Drummond – Articulating the Outcomes of Higher Education and Skills Training

President, Sessions College of Professional Design

October 5 2022

Matt Tanney – Alumni Impact

Director of Athletics and Campus Wellness, Wabash College

September 28 2022

Dr. Les Guice – Innovation Through Collaboration

President, Louisana Tech University

September 21 2022

Jamie Boggs – Building Authentic Relationships

Vice President of Athletics, Grand Canyon University

September 14 2022

Dr. Mary Dana Hinton – Paving the Pathways to Higher Education with Access and Inclusion

President, Hollins University

September 7 2022

DJ Pulley – Patience and Perseverance

Athletic Director, William Carey University

August 31 2022

Dr. Lake Lambert – Asking the Questions that Challenge, Support, and Transform

President, Hanover College

August 24 2022

Dr. Cade Smith – Elevating Student-Athletes Beyond Sport

Athletic Director, University of Alabama in Huntsville

August 17 2022

President Brian O. Hemphill – We Cannot Get Comfortable

President, Old Dominion University

August 10 2022

Pam Gohl – A Dedication to Family

President, University of Sioux Falls

August 3 2022

Dr. Sean Creighton – Delivering a Purposeful Education Through Institutional Collaboration

President, The New American Colleges & Universities (NACU)

July 27 2022

Josh Morton – Celebrating All The Wins

Athletic Director, Augustana University

July 20 2022

Dr. Ron Shape – Meeting Non-traditional Students Where They Are

President and CEO, National American University

July 13 2022

Sam Lucas

Student-Athlete, University of Utah Swim Team

July 6 2022

Dr. Makola M. Abdullah – The First Thing You Need Is A Chance

President, Virginia State University

June 29 2022

Debbie Corum – A Time of Transitions

Athletic Director, Southern Utah University

June 22 2022

Dr. Tom Stritikus – What Happens When Institutions Get It Right?

President, Fort Lewis College

June 15 2022

Dr. Cheryl Lovell – We’re All Educators

Former President, Adams State University

June 8 2022

Dr. Ali Malekzadeh – Education is Vital to The American Dream

President, Roosevelt University

June 1 2022

Dr. Jamel SC Wright – Uniquely Eureka

President, Eureka College

May 25 2022

Dr. Jared Tippets – Recruiting and Retaining Faculty, Staff, and Students: The ASCEND Model

Vice President of Student Affairs, Southern Utah University

May 18 2022

Samyr Qureshi – Peer Tutoring for Today’s Student

CEO, Knack

May 11 2022

Dr. Stephen Standifird – Helping Students Build Their Own Path

President, Bradley University

May 4 2022

Dr. David Wright – Being Clear About Who We Are

President, Indiana Wesleyan University

April 27 2022

President Emeritus Thomas Galligan – Kindling Lifelong Learning

President Emeritus and Law Professor, LSU

April 20 2022

Peter Smith – Stories from the Educational Underground: The New Frontier for Learning and Work

Orkand Chair, Professor of Innovative Practices, University of Maryland Global Campus

April 13 2022

President Steve Easton – The Business of Higher Education

President, Dickinson State University

April 6 2022

Dr. Felecia Nave – Elevating the Student Experience

President, Alcorn State University

March 30 2022

Dr. D. Michael Lindsay – Transitioning Through Life’s Hinge Moments

President, Taylor University

March 23 2022

Dr. Twyla Baker – Carrying Forward Knowledge, Culture, and Identity

President, Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College

March 16 2022

Dr. Timothy Mottet – A University for the People

President, Colorado State University - Pueblo

March 9 2022

President Chuck Johnson – Corporate Partnerships in the Classroom and Beyond

President, Vincennes University

March 2 2022

Dr. Walter Kimbrough – The Good News of Social Media in Higher Education

President, Dillard University

February 23 2022

President Laurie M. Joyner – Intentional, Radical, Transparency in Higher Education

President, Saint Xavier University

February 16 2022

President Rich Dunsworth – An Invitation to Invest in Yourself

President, University of the Ozarks

February 9 2022

Dr. Roger Parrott – Opportunity Leadership

President, Belhaven University

February 2 2022

President Brad Mortensen – Leveraging Partnerships for the Benefit of All

President, Weber State University

January 26 2022

Dr. Tina Holland – The Obligations on Higher Education

President, Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University

January 23 2022

President Thomas Hudson – The Communities We Serve

President, Jackson State University

January 12 2022

Dr. José-Marie Griffiths – Teaching for Tomorrow

President, Dakota State University

January 3 2022

President Troy VanAken – Preparing a Sustainable Future for Higher Education

President, Elmhurst University

December 15 2021

President Kurt Dykstra – Nurturing the Totality of a Person

President, Trinity Christian College

December 8 2021

Dr. Cynthia Warrick – Addressing the Needs of Underserved Students

President, Stillman College

December 1 2021

Dr. Julie Basler – Instilling the Principle of Value in People

President, Platt College

November 24 2021

Chancellor Kelly Damphousse – Understanding the value of a college education

Chancellor at Arkansas State

October 22 2021

President Nicholas Perrin – The value of mentoring in higher education

President at Trinity International University

September 3 2021

Dr. Guiyou Huang: Attracting and retaining students in a post-pandemic future

President of Western Illinois University

August 13 2021

Nouman Kante: The cruciality of financial aid and adapting to new a College environment

Student body president at Southern Utah University

June 3 2021

Ephraim Kum: Addressing the cost barriers to inclusive education

Student body president at University of Utah

May 25 2021

Dr Beth Akers: The financial burden of College – when it doesn’t pay off

Academic, author & economist

May 14 2021

Danielle Corbett: Why effective student representation in College is crucial

Student body president, Utah Valley University

May 6 2021

Carol Aslanian: The end of the classroom, and a future of hybrid-learning

President of Aslanian Market Research

April 29 2021

Ryan Tipton: Ridding of the educational bureaucracy that stifles innovation

Provost and VP, USW

April 23 2021

Mike Nietzel: The current lack of confidence in the value of higher education

Former president of Missouri State University

April 15 2021

Michael Brickman: Ensuring students and institutions are aligned on their purpose and goals

Principal at Sheer Partners

April 8 2021

Emily Hernandez-Alzamora: Financial barriers to Higher Education

SLCC Student Association President

April 1 2021

Dr. Randy Pembrook: Higher Education is a force for public good

Chancellor of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

March 26 2021

Jeff Selingo: Innovation as a tool to improve Higher Education

Author & higher education strategist

March 22 2021

Salen Churi: Higher Education is a worthwhile investment

Co-founder and general partner at Trust Ventures

March 12 2021

Ruzwana Bashir: Access to education continues to be a barrier for many

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March 9 2021

Johnny C. Taylor Jr: A degree can be an entrance into the game

President and CEO of the Society for Human Resource Management

February 25 2021

Davis Warnock: Higher education opens you up to a breadth of opportunities

Managing director at Mercato Partners Prelude

February 18 2021

Burke Davis: The value of higher education to society

Partner at Sorenson Capital

February 11 2021

Darcy Howe: Universities – ask your students about innovation

Founder and managing director of KCRise Fund

February 5 2021

Marie Sanderson: Putting education at the forefront of the public debate

Partner at Guidepost Strategy

January 21 2021

Chris Campbell: Creating meaningful change in education

Chief strategist at Duff & Phelps

January 14 2021

Lindsay Hadley: Unlocking success with collaboration

Founder and CEO of Hadley Impact Consulting

January 11 2021

Chuck Staben: Providing access to education for all

Former president of the University of Idaho

December 22 2020

Anthony Scaramucci: Creating a society of equal opportunity

Entrepreneur and founder of SkyBridge Capital

December 17 2020

Dr. Elaine Maimon: Transforming higher education

Governors State University, University Park, Illinois

February 24 2020