2023 Episodes

HIGHER EDUCATION TODAY is a television talk show that connects viewers to contemporary issues, people, and institutions involved in the world of higher education. The show has won seven education Telly Awards and three Excellence in Local Journalism Dateline Awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, Washington, D.C. Professional Chapter.


HIGHER EDUCATION TODAY runs on UDC-TV; host is educational consultant and author Steven Roy Goodman. Each half-hour episode covers a new education subject.

Episode 184 – Theory and Practice at Global Universities – Francis Petersen, UFS Rector and Vice-Chancellor:

Episode 183 – World Stability and Order – Guests are Hussein Solomon, Senior Professor, Centre for Gender and Africa Studies, UFS, and Danie Brand, Director, Free State Centre for Human Rights, UFS:

Episode 182 – Food Systems – Guests are Johan Van Niekerk, Associate Professor, Sustainable Food Systems and Development, UFS; Anathi Makamane, Lecturer, Sustainable Food Systems and Development, UFS; Maryke Labuschagne, Professor, Plant Breeding, UFS; and Frikkie Mare, Academic Departmental Head, Agricultural Economics, UFS:

Episode 181 – Food Insecurity – Guests are Melissa Gilbert, Dean of Student Engagement, Otterbein University, and Micia Clemmons, Assistant Director for Student Engagement, Otterbein University:

Episode 180 – Sport Sciences – Guests are Shelley Payne, Professor of Health and Sport Sciences, Otterbein University; Ben Shockley, Allied Health Student, Otterbein University Class of 2024; and Sarah Alloto, Allied Health Student, Otterbein University Class of 2023: