030 The Role of an Academic Advisor

It’s the academic advisor who is on the ground floor and sees the student’s whole academic career pass. They’re there when the students start and when they graduate. They see the struggles. They see the triumphs.

Dan Overbay is an academic advisor at WSU Vancouver. We talked to him about the differences between being a student in Vancouver, versus WSU in Pullman. We talk about first-gen students. And, should teachers make more money?