Tag: lgbt

Asking THE Question: Elmhurst Leads the Nation

There are choices that we all make. I recently participated in an on line discussion about whether the American Council on Education should or should not include a question about sexual orientation (or whatever we call it these days) on their questionnaire sent to presidents. The consensus was: yes. Why? Because folks are proud. And,... Read more »

LGBTQ Chicago Presidents

There was a sentence in the Windy City Times when I was named president at Shimer that included the phrase:  “joins an elite group of.” (Here’s the article.) This was startling to me. I knew about the group — but who knew it was elite? Yes, I already knew there was an active LGBTQ group... Read more »
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    Shimerprez is the 14th president of Shimer College at 35th and State. She also blogs at the Huffington Post and at a Shimer Blog called Evocations which can be found on line at blog.shimer.edu/provocations/. She is a University of Chicago Ph.D. who works on religion, the social sciences, gender and sexuality. She reads murder mysteries, is fascinated by the world of food, and also loves the Finger Lakes Region of upstate New York.

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