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Dr. Terrell Strayhorn is a Professor and Director of the Center for Higher Education Enterprise (CHEE) at The Ohio State University. A renowned student success scholar, highly acclaimed public speaker, and award-winning writer, Strayhorn is author of 10 books, over 50 book chapters, and more than 150 journal articles and conference papers, and many other scholarly publications. He has presented over 250 keynotes and invited lectures across the globe. Dr. Strayhorn maintains an active and highly visible research agenda focusing on major policy issues in education: student access and achievement, equity and diversity, impact of college on students, and student learning and development. He received a bachelor’s degree (BA) from the University of Virginia (UVA), a masters degree (MEd) in educational policy from the Curry School of Education at UVA, and doctorate (PhD) in higher education from Virginia Tech. He is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated and a native of Virginia Beach, Virginia. Known for using the hashtag #DoGoodWork on social media, Strayhorn was named one of the country’s top diversity scholars by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education in 2011 and became the youngest full professor in Ohio State’s history in 2014.