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Inclusion, Access, and Success

The Inclusion, Access and Success Committee shall advance the association’s commitment to inclusion for underserved students and the educational professionals who guide them. Contact this committee.  

 

Ka'rin Thornburg, Chair
The University of Texas at Austin

Linda Binion
Spotsylvania County Schools (VA)

Laura Favreau Horton
Holy Family Catholic High School (MN)

Natalie Garza
Elon University (NC)

Delorean "DJ" Menifee
Butler University (IN)

Clyde Moore
University of Oklahoma

Sherry Smith
Making Waves Foundation (CA)

Our Latest Work

The IAS Committee is committed to creating ways to encourage the recruitment, retention and development of professionals of color in the field. NACAC's new video blogs feature veteran professionals of color sharing their advice for aspiring professionals.

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  • Angel Perez Video

    Angel Pérez, Vice President of Enrollment and Student Success at Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut shares words of wisdom to aspiring admission professionals of color about growth mindset.

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  • Karen Vargas Video

    Karen Vargas, Associate Dean of Admission for Multicultural Recruitment at Providence College in Rhode Island shares some words of wisdom to aspiring admission professionals of color about finding your network.

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  • Shamika Cameron Video

    Shamika Cameron, Director of Undergraduate Admission Recruitment at Roger Williams University in Rhode Island shares some words of wisdom to aspiring admission professionals of color about the importance of self-advocacy and the skill set needed for a career in college admission.

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  • Vern Granger Video

    Vern Granger, Interim Vice President for Strategic Enrollment Planning at The Ohio State University in Columbus, OH, shares words of wisdom to aspiring admission professionals of color about the skills needed to work in the profession, how to grow in the profession and building a network.

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  • Darryl Jones Video

    Darryl Jones, Senior Associate Director of Admissions at Gettysburg College shares words of wisdom to aspiring admission professionals of color on how to have difficult conversations.

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  • LaShaunta Hairston Video

    LaShaunta Hairston, Associate Director of Admissions at Kettering University shares some words of wisdom to aspiring admission professionals of color about the skill set needed to grow in the profession.

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  • Yvonne Romero Da Silva Video

    Yvonne Romero Da Silva, Vice Dean and Director of Admissions at University of Pennsylvania, shares words of wisdom to aspiring admission professionals of color about professional growth.

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  • Andre Richburg Video

    Andre Richburg, Dean of Enrollment Management & College Relations, Atlantic Cape Community College in Mays Landing, NJ shares some advice for aspiring admission professionals of color about what he wishes he knew when he first started in the profession.

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