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Darren Gaddis, MA

Former host of CITI Program's On Campus Podcast

He is the host of CITI Program’s bi-weekly podcast “On Campus with CITI Program,” focusing on current topics in higher education. He received his BA from University of North Florida, MA from The George Washington University, and is currently a doctoral student at Florida State University. Prior to his time at CITI Program, Mr. Gaddis worked for Florida State University, Assocation of American Universities, and U.S. House of Representatives.

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On Campus Podcast:
What is the Clery Act?

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Season 1 - Episode 1
Discusses history of the Clery Act and its current requirements.

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On Campus Podcast:
Anticipated Changes to Title IX

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Season 1 - Episode 7
Discusses the importance of Title IX and what a proposed change to Title IX might look like in 2022.

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On Campus Podcast:
COVID-19, Variants, and Higher Ed

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Season 1 - Episode 3
Discusses COVID-19, variants, and higher education institutions.

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On Campus Podcast:
Campus Safety and Collaboration

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Season 1 - Episode 4
Discusses campus safety and the role of collaboration.

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On Campus Podcast:
Clery Act Crimes

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Season 1 - Episode 2
Discusses Clery Act crimes, compliance,and reporting.

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On Campus Podcast:
Clery Act and Student Advocacy

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Season 1 - Episode 10
Discusses protected rights and engagement with campus communities under the Clery Act.

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On Campus Podcast:
Supporting Faculty Mental Health

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Season 1 - Episode 8
Discusses the mental health needs of faculty and mental health support.

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On Campus Podcast:
Supporting Nontraditional Students

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Season 1 - Episode 5
Discusses support of nontraditional students in higher education.

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On Campus Podcast:
The Annual Security Report and Cler...

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Season 1 - Episode 6
Discusses the Annual Security Report required by the Clery Act for universities and colleges t...

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Title IX and Clery Act: What You Need to Know

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Season 1 - Episode 9
Discusses points of consideration between the Clery Act and Title IX.

Title IX and Clery Act: What You Need to Know
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On Campus Podcast:
ADA, Accommodations, and Higher Education

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Season 1 - Episode 12
Unique barriers to access, equity, and inclusion for students with disabilities.

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On Campus Podcast:
Academic Career Pathways (Part 1)

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Season 1 - Episode 26
While academic and non-academic careers both have tradeoffs, starting a career in one pathway does not mean an individual cannot transfer to a different pathway later in their career.

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On Campus Podcast:
Academic Career Pathways (Part 2)

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Season 1 - Episode 27
The choice to decide between an academic and non-academic career is often personal and difficult.

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On Campus Podcast:
Accommodations in Online Learning

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Season 1 - Episode 17
This webinar discusses how online learning accommodations can vary from accommodations in face-to-face courses.

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On Campus Podcast:
Admissions: Undergraduate, Graduate, & Transfer Students

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Season 1 - Episode 29
While the admissions system might differ from institution to institution, an admissions department can support students in navigating the application process.

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On Campus Podcast:
Clery Act Training

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Season 1 - Episode 22
Training is a central component of Clery Act compliance for the majority of institutions across the United States, specifically for those who have a reporting responsibility under the law.

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On Campus Podcast:
Doctoral and Graduate Student Advising

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Season 1 - Episode 19
Discusses how the academic relationship between a student and their advisor can shape the academic experience and influence future careers.

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On Campus Podcast:
Fair Grading Practices and Online Learning

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Season 1 - Episode 13
Fair grading practices in online learning and how to provide students with a level playing field in an educational environment.

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On Campus Podcast:
Flu Season and College Campuses

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Season 1 - Episode 20
Prevention of the flu is possible through social distancing and washing your hands, among other steps to protect yourself and others from influenza.

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On Campus Podcast:
Instructional Designer for Online Learners

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Season 1 - Episode 17
Instructional design defers between traditional face-to-face instruction and online instruction.

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On Campus Podcast:
Leading an Academic Department

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Season 1 - Episode 16
With the immense pressure facing higher education leaders today from internal and external stakeholders, being an effective leader is challenging yet doable.

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On Campus Podcast:
Open Access: Federal Rule Change

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Season 1 - Episode 23
The change to require federally funded research to be open access will increase the number of scientific research articles publicly available.

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Supporting Student Mental Health: Creating a Community of Care

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Season 1 - Episode 11
Discusses the relationship between mental health and education.

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Student Engagement: Colleges and Universities

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Season 1 - Episode 21
Administrators, faculty, and staff can support students through creating, fostering, and supporting meaningful engagement opportunities which meet students where they are at.

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On Campus Podcast:
Student Privacy: Higher Education

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Season 1 - Episode 15
In the U.S., specific laws and regulations aim to protect student privacy, such as the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).

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On Campus Podcast:
Title IX: Women in Athletics

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Season 1 - Episode 25
While it has been 50 years since the introduction of Title IX and girls and women have made progress in equity, representation, and access to athletics, barriers continue to exist.

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On Campus Podcast: Biden-Harris Title IX Proposed Rule Change

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Season 1 - Episode 46
The most recent proposed change to Title IX, received an unprecedented number of comments during the public comment period held by the U.S. Department of Education.

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On Campus Podcast: Collegiate Athletic Conferences

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Season 1 - Episode 51
Collegiate athletic conferences have undergone significant membership changes, leading to financial benefits and consequences for institutions.

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On Campus Podcast:
Community Colleges and Baccalaureate Programs

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Season 1 - Episode 41
The increase in degree programs at community colleges can also increase racial equity within the education system.

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On Campus Podcast: Critical Infrastructure and College Campuses

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Season 1 - Episode 47
Focusing on higher ed institutions as critical infrastructure would allow for more federal funding for training, expertise, and support to strengthen their security and protect them from potential attacks in the future, both physical and cyber in nature.

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On Campus Podcast: Conflict in the Classroom

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Season 1 - Episode 48
Administrators and faculty members encounter conflicts regularly. However, many of them lack proper training in handling these unavoidable situations, leading to interventions that might worsen the conflict rather than resolving it.

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On Campus Podcast: LGBTQIA+ Students and STEM Majors

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Season 1 - Episode 49
The data indicates that LGBTQIA+ undergraduate students are less likely to pursue and complete STEM majors compared to their non-LGBTQIA+ peers.

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On Campus Podcast: Trans and Nonbinary Students Experiences in College

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Season 1 - Episode 50
Transgender and nonbinary students remain largely unseen on many U.S. college campuses, despite increased representation in media.

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On Campus Podcast:
AI in Higher Education

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Season 1 - Episode 40
While AI can offer benefits such as pre-written information, human-like language, and sophisticated chatbots, it also presents some drawbacks in the context of higher education.

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On Campus Podcast:
Data Management and Research

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Season 1 - Episode 36
With research practices relying increasingly on the internet and data, effective data management is crucial for maintaining data security, management, and protection.

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On Campus Podcast:
Developmental Educations Reforms

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Season 1 - Episode 45
Ongoing research continues to explore the most effective approach to developmental education, leading to ongoing debates in the field.

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On Campus Podcast:
Graduate Student Advising

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Season 1 - Episode 38
While many aspects of the advising climate can be unique to individual institutions, graduate and doctoral faculty advisers should foster an environment that is accessible, communicative, and representative of inclusion.

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On Campus Podcast:
LGBTQIA+ Individuals in Higher Education

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Season 1 - Episode 44
Although LGBTQIA+ individuals are gaining visibility on campuses, leaders in higher education still have room for improvement and further initiatives.

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On Campus Podcast:
Student Housing, Resource, and Part...

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Increasing access to financial aid tools, increasing access, and expanding resources can assist college and university students of all ages.

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