Diversity is a common topic in many discussion circles.  As popular as diversity may be, it can also be a lightning rod for controversy and misinterpretation.  DIVERSITY901 is a feature broadcast of the Center for the Study of Higher Education on WUMR, Memphis U92 FM.  The show is hosted by Dr. Jeff Wilson, Associate Professor of Higher Education and Interim Director of the Center for the Study of Higher Education at the University of Memphis.  This show seeks to inform listeners on the wide range of current trends and issues related to diversity.  DIVERSITY901 aims to increase diversity awareness amongst the greater Memphis community through discussion and information.

Show Archives

Show #1 - Aired on October 18: Diversity Leaders Roundtable

            Related Article: Chief Diversity Officers 

Show #2 - Aired on November 15: African American Male College Experience 

            Related Article: Factors of Persistence for African  American College Men

Show #3 - Aired on December 20: First Generation College Student Experience 

           Related Article: First Generation Undergraduate Students and the Impacts of the First Year of College 

Show #4 - Aired on January 17: Memphis, History, & the National Civil Rights Museum 

Show #5 - Aired on February 21: STEM and Minority Representation

Show #6 - Aired on March 21: Memphis, African Heritage, and the Annual Africa in April Festival

Show #7 - Aired on April 18: A Discussion about The Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change

Show #8 - Aired on May 16: A Discussion about the Latino Population, Access to Education, and Latino Memphis

Show #9 - Aired on June 20: A Discussion about Financial Planning and Entrepreneurship