Dr. John McAllister: How do we get more diversity among tenured professors on a college campus?

Dr. John W. McAllister is a productive and recognized higher education scholar with professional experience in Graduate education, Blindness and visual impairments, Graduate Education Program Coordination, student affairs, academic program administration, and disability services management. Dr. McAllister maintains an active research agenda that examines race, gender, and disabilities in American higher education, diversity issues in colleges access and achievement; the effects of education policies and campus environments on racial/ethnic minority student outcomes; and access to programs and accommodations for students with disabilities. He also participates in multiple higher education and Blind and visually impaired professional associations via committees and certification and continuing education programs.

In episode 426 of the Fraternity Foodie Podcast, we find out how moving to the white neighborhood of Ferguson, Missouri impacted Dr. McAllister as a child, why working with students who have disabilities is a lifelong passion, what his definition of student success is and how fraternities and sororities help student success, why he decided on Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. as a student organization, how do we change the narrative of Fraternities and Sororities to be more in line with our values, how we can make our student organizations more accessible to students with disabilities, what are his responsibilities at University of Arkansas at Little Rock as program coordinator for Rehab of the Blind, and how do we get more diversity among tenured professors on college campuses. Enjoy!

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q9QAd4Al06c