Speakers Confirmed for 2021 Higher Education Seminar

The Education Writers Association’s online 2021 Higher Education Seminar will give attendees a chance to get on-the-record insight from top higher education leaders, practitioners and researchers. 

Attendees will be able to connect with colleagues who will offer story ideas, data tips for covering faculty diversity, strategies for covering campus police issues, advice on how and why to cover Historically Black Colleges and Universities and much more. 

Interested? Check out our agenda, or register to save your seat.

Here are our confirmed speakers as of Oct. 8, 2021.

  • Brittany Britto, Houston Chronicle
  • Marisol Cuellar Mejia, Public Policy Institute of California
  • Mitch Daniels, Purdue University
  • Danielle Douglas-Gabriel, The Washington Post
  • Nikki Edgecomb, Columbia University
  • Colleen Flaherty, Inside Higher Ed
  • Wayne A.I. Frederick, Howard University
  • Jason Gonzales, Chalkbeat
  • Emily House, Tennessee Higher Education Commission
  • Adam Harris, The Atlantic
  • Naomi Harris, Public Source
  • Terry Hartle, American Council on Education
  • James Hodge, Arizona State University
  • Emily House, Tennessee Higher Education Commission
  • Scott Jaschik, Inside Higher Ed
  • Andrew Kelly, University of North Carolina System Office
  • Meredith Kolodner, Hechinger Report
  • Divya Kumar, The Tampa Bay Times
  • Dave Maass, Electronic Frontier Foundation
  • Melissa Marx, Johns Hopkins University
  • Marisol Cueller Meija, Public Policy Institute of California
  • Felicia Mello, CalMatters
  • Josh Mitchell, The Wall Street Journal
  • Sarah Van Orman, University of Southern California
  • Shouan Pan, Seattle Colleges
  • Omar Rashad, CalMatters and California Polytechnic State University
  • Kim Hunter Reed, Louisiana Board of Regents
  • Hailey Rodis, Electronic Frontier Foundation and University of Nevada Reno
  • Doug Shapiro, National Student Clearinghouse
  • Scott Smallwood, Open Campus
  • Betty Vandenbosch, Coursera