CITI Program Launches Higher Education Podcast

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We are excited to announce the release of our new podcast: On Campus with CITI Program, hosted by Darren Gaddis, Assistant Director for Content and Education at CITI Program. Darren will be discussing issues that impact higher education institutions such as Clery Act, Title IX, the impact of COVID-19, and other relevant topics. Each episode will be around 10-15 minutes long and released on a monthly basis. We invite you to listen to our first episode: “What is The Clery Act?” and subscribe to our podcast via Apple, Spotify, Amazon, or BuzzSprout.


Season 1 – Episode 1: What is the Clery Act?

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act or Clery Act is a federal law signed in 1990 that requires institutions of higher education to disclose information regarding campus security. Melinda Latas, Director of Systemwide Clery and Campus Safety Compliance at Cal State, spoke to On Campus with CITI Program about the history of the Clery Act and its current requirements.


How to Listen and Subscribe to the Podcast

You can find On Campus with CITI Program available from several of the most popular podcast services. Subscribe on your favorite platform to receive updates when episodes are newly released. You can also subscribe to this podcast, by pasting “” into your your podcast apps.


Meet the Guest

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Melinda Latas, MA, MSL – California State University Office of the Chancellor

As Director of Systemwide Clery and Campus Safety Compliance, Melinda Latas centrally supports the twenty-three campuses of the CSU as part of the administrative team at the Office of the Chancellor. Prior to coming to the CSU in 2020, Melinda managed Clery Compliance at the Ohio State University.


Meet the Host

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Darren Gaddis, Assistant Director for Content and Education – CITI Program

He is the program manager and lead developer for educational content for higher education and research methodology at CITI Program. Mr. Gaddis received his BA from University of North Florida, MA from The George Washington University, and is currently a doctoral student at Florida State University.