Alexa Wesley is an associate director for research and policy at NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education. In this role, she supports research and authors scholarship relating to student success. Prior to joining NASPA, Wesley served as a policy intern for Lumina Foundation, where she focused on federal postsecondary education policy and institutional finance. She also conducted policy research and provided support as an intern for the U.S. Department of Education and the Institute for Women’s Policy Research. She holds a B.A. in government and politics and a master’s degree in public policy from the University of Maryland, College Park.
John O'Brien, EDUCAUSE CEO and President, talks with Jill Dunlap and Alexa Wesley, research directors from NASPA, about their findings from a content analysis of racial justice statements made in the spring and summer of 2020.