Larry is a two-time UVA alumus, earning an M.Ed. in Social Foundations and a Ph.D. in Higher Education from the former Curry School, now UVA School of Education and Human Development where his wife, Stephanie Rowley, is now Dean. He’s had a long career in higher education as both a faculty member and administrator, and has served as a consultant for The Learning Alliance for Higher Education as well as co-founded his own educational and strategic consulting practice LBMC Associates, LLC. Hover the course of his career he has worked at the University of Virginia, Piedmont Virginia Community College, the University of Michigan, Wayne State University, Duke University, and the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. In each of those roles he advocated for access for underrepresented populations to those institutions and for more equitable and productive relationships between those colleges/universities and their communities.