Kelsey Bogard is a doctoral candidate at Indiana State University, where she studies Higher Education Leadership in the Educational Leadership Ph.D. program. Her research focuses on Black women college presidents’ experiences with a primary focus on Dr. Willa Beatrice Player, who served as Bennett College’s first women president. The purpose of her current study is to investigate how Black women college and university presidents perceive the multiplicity of roles they are called upon to fulfill. She is intrigued to know more about the presidential career trajectory, personal and professional experiences, leadership, and decision-making as a Black woman president. Kelsey will be defending her dissertation on April 23, 2021 at 10:00 am.