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Tag: Student Affairs
Discover This Year’s Most Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs
Now in its 8th year, Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs (PPWSA) is a national recognition that celebrates student affairs workplaces that are vibrant, diverse, supportive and committed to staff work-life balance, professional development and inclusive excellence. PPWSA offers institutional leaders information that can be used to improve practices across their student affairs community, while also serving as a useful tool for employers, career services staff and job-seekers across the country.
June 11, 2021
Conference Highlights Improvements to Student Affairs Practices on Campuses
Student affairs practitioners shared personal practices and examples on ways to confront inequities within the student conduct process at this year’s NASPA virtual conference.
March 24, 2021
Racial and Social Justice Is the Work of College Student Educators
Since our founding in 1924 by six women employed as job placement officers who were dissatisfied there was no network for women working in colleges, the American College Personnel Association (ACPA) has represented student affairs professionals across higher education. Fast-forward to the Civil Rights Movement, student affairs and ACPA were again among the first to […]
September 14, 2020
Sorry, We Don’t Talk About That Here
COVID-19 underscores the reasons why student affairs practitioners should be open to conversations about spiritual struggle.
May 21, 2020
How to Successfully Implement Guided Pathways Programs on Campus
If we know nothing else about today’s community college students from current research–particularly those who are first-generation and are from a low socioeconomic background–we know it is likely that during their educational journey “life” will happen to them.
February 5, 2020
Dr. Melvin C. Terrell Honored with Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Award
NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education has selected Dr. Melvin Terrell, vice president emeritus at Northeastern Illinois University as the recipient for its 2020 Bobby E. Leach Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Award. Each year the award, named after the first person of color to serve as NASPA president and the first Black administrator […]
February 3, 2020
NASPA and USC Race and Equity Center Launch Joint Program For Student Affairs Leaders
NASPA, an association for student affairs administrators, and the University of Southern California Race and Equity Center are coming together to create their first Equity Leadership Academy, an intensive four-day workshop for student affairs professionals on racial literacy. The initial series of academies will focus on training vice presidents of student affairs on how to […]
January 15, 2020
Student Development Practitioner Finds New Home at USC
Winston Crisp is now serving as vice president for student affairs at the University of Southern California after a long career in student affairs at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
September 17, 2019
Dr. Ken Atwater: A Student-Centered President
Dr. Ken Atwater’s enthusiasm for community colleges is quite infectious. It’s apparent when you talk to administrators, faculty and some of the nearly 45,000 students at the five-campus Hillsborough Community College (HCC) where he serves as president.
April 16, 2019
Three CSU Institutions are Ranked Most Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs
Intentional diversity, a culture of constant improvement and a staff committed to meeting the needs of students and helping them succeed propelled three California State University campuses into the top rankings of the Most Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs in 2019.
March 11, 2019
UW-Whitewater Names Dr. Cheryl Green as Interim Chancellor
Dr. Cheryl Green, vice chancellor for student affairs at the University of Wisconsin (UW)-Oshkosh, has been appointed interim chancellor of University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Before she joined the UW-Oshkosh faculty, Green was assistant vice president for student affairs at Tennessee State University. Green has over 25 years of experience working in higher education and student affairs, […]
January 1, 2019
Student Affairs Goes Digital: Translating Student Support to the World of Online Learning
With nearly a third of all students now taking at least one course online, institutions are grappling with the reality that online is neither fringe or the sole domain of nontraditional students or for-profit colleges.
December 16, 2018
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