Inaugural Gathering in Chicago, IL: 2010

Photo of LGBTQ Presidents Inaugural Meeting - ChicagoDuring the summer of 2010, 9 university presidents and their partners gathered for a meeting in Chicago, Illinois, hosted by Roosevelt University and the Adler School of Professional Psychology.

They decided to form a new organization LGBTQ Presidents in Higher Education with the committee Partners of Presidents (POP) as a formal part of the structure.

Pictured (from left to right): Katherine Ragsdale, Charlita Shelton, Ray Crossman, Theo Kalikow, Chuck Middleton, Les McCabe, Karen Whitney, Ralph Hexter, Neal King.