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In The Margins

Achieving equality in higher education. The stakes have never been higher. The issues never more complex. Who graduates, and why? Who is getting hired as faculty and what is their experience? In each episode, we will look at issues surrounding students, faculty, diversity and inclusion, and skyrocketing college costs. From critical conversation to news, numbers, and analysis — we’ve got you covered. You can count on Diverse’s In The Margins to bring you the latest, most relevant thought leadership as it pertains to diversity, inclusion, and equity in higher education. As the national expert, we’ve been doing this for almost 40 years in print and on the web ( Now we are excited to expand the conversation via this podcast. We will tackle these topics, and more, head-on. Listen weekly for a mix of deep dives, short briefs, expert panels, interviews, and more. We are thrilled to bring it to you here, in In The Margins.


EP 56 Alaska Native Success Initiative 57:58 12/02/2021
EP 55 Supporting Diverse Professionals in Higher Education with Chris Moody - Executive Director, American College Personnel Association (ACPA) 42:44 11/18/2021
EP 54 Connection to Place, Belonging, & Security for Native Students in STEM: Meet Geoscientist Dr. Wendy F. Smythe, of the Alaska Native Xáadas (Haida) 60:37 11/11/2021
EP 53 Meet Jackson State University president, Thomas K. Hudson 33:49 11/04/2021
EP 52 When the “GATES” are Literally and Figuratively Closed to Gifted and Talented Education for Black Students, with Dr Donna Y. Ford and Dr James L Moore III 46:43 10/28/2021
EP 51 The Debate About Critical Race Theory - Implications for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace, sponsored by the Fund for Leadership, Equity, Access and Diversity (LEAD Fund) 59:00 10/21/2021
EP 50 From Dentistry to Diversity, meet Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) president, Dr. Quintin Bullock 38:02 10/14/2021
EP 49 The Community College Baccalaureate degree 38:52 10/07/2021
EP 48 Promoting Diversity in Higher Education with Dr. Katrice Albert, University of Kentucky’s new Vice President for Institutional Diversity 27:06 09/30/2021
EP 47 White Nationalism in Higher Education with Dr. Michael H. Gavin 39:55 09/23/2021
EP 46 Leveling the field in eSports, meet Black Collegiate Gaming Association founder Keshia Walker  39:47 09/16/2021
EP 45 Every Learner Everywhere, meet director Dr. Jessica Rowland Williams 32:10 09/09/2021
EP 44 Study and Struggle, Dr. Leigh Patel on Decolonization and Higher Education 36:21 09/02/2021
EP 43 Innovative Approaches to Diversifying the Academic Pipeline with Drs. Curtis Byrd and Rihana S. Mason 43:52 08/26/2021
EP 42 HBCU Leadership at Dillard University, part 2—Athletics and Student Success best practices with Dr. Kiki Baker Barnes, athletic director 54:01 08/19/2021
EP 41 HBCU Leadership at Dillard University, part 1—A Chat with Dr. Walter Kimbrough, president. 15:30 08/12/2021
EP 40 Mental Health and College Students – Creating Communities of Support after the Pandemic, part 2/2 18:12 08/05/2021
EP 39 Mental Health and College Students – Creating Communities of Support after the Pandemic, part 1/2 33:20 07/29/2021
EP 38 Meet Dr. Linda García, executive director for the Center for Community College Student Engagement 48:57 07/22/2021
EP 37 Celebrating 200 Years: A Report Card on the Legal Issues in Biden's First 100 Days | GW Law | The George Washington University 58:46 07/15/2021
EP 36 The Preservation of African American History through Art - an interview with Ted Ellis 45:41 07/01/2021
EP 35 Raising a New Wave of First-Generation Students - an interview with Dr. Cynthia Teniente-Matson 26:37 06/24/2021
EP 34 Inspiring Change through the Power of Platforms with Mariah White 16:49 06/17/2021
EP 33 The Most Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges 29:20 06/10/2021
EP 32 Supporting Community College Students on the Path to Completion Amid COVID-19: Best Practices 51:02 06/03/2021
EP 31 Remembering George Floyd, Diversifying Campus Communities, and COVID-19 Responses - An Interview with Dr. Franklin D. Gilliam Jr., UNCG’s Chancellor 52:52 05/27/2021
EP 30 Pregnant Girl: A Story of Teen Motherhood, College, and Creating a Better Future for Young Families, an interview with book author Nicole Lynn Lewis 28:00 05/20/2021
EP 29 The Case of Angelo Quinto - Police Brutality, Anti-Asian Violence, and the Quest for Justice 101:11 05/13/2021
EP 28 Leveling The Playing Field for Student-Athletes at the NCAA — A Q&A with Felicia Martin 30:36 05/06/2021
EP 27 How Do We Retain Students in Times of Crisis? An Interview with Dr. Roslyn Clark Artis, president of Benedict College 22:06 04/29/2021