Freeman Publishes on Being Black in Academia and the Stresses of University Presidents
December 07, 2020
Sydney Freeman Jr. with the Department of Leadership and Counseling has published papers examining aspects of being Black in academia including how Black academics navigate using academic titles and personas, and whether young, gifted and Black faculty face challenges earning their professorships due to age. He also published on the sources and impacts of stress on university presidents. Freeman found that meaningful relationships, positive mindsets, self-care and reflection helped the presidents manage stress.
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