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Leadership & Policy
Report Analyzes Institutions’ Racial Justice Statements and Action Plans
After the killing of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and other Black Americans at the hands of police officers last year, many colleges and universities were quick to release statements expressing their solidarity and intent to create anti-racist campuses. Over a year later, have institutions moved from making promises to taking action? NASPA-Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education and the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education (NADOHE) sought to find out in two-part report.
August 5, 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
Students Feel Anxious About COVID-19. Why Aren’t They Turning to Campus Mental Health Resources For Help?
Most college students feel anxious about COVID-19, but less than a quarter of them are using campus mental health resources, according to a recent report by College Pulse, Course Hero and the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA).
November 30, 2020
AACC, Other Conferences Cancelled Amid Coronavirus Crisis
Hours after the American Council on Education (ACE) on Monday canceled its annual conference, the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) and the University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA) followed suit canceling or postponing their own annual events in the face of the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
March 10, 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
College Autism Network Partners with NASPA to Expand Reach
The College Autism Network (CAN), a nonprofit founded by a Florida State University associate professor, will soon partner with the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA), hoping to expand its reach and support more college students with autism. Associate professor of higher education Dr. Bradley Cox founded the nonprofit in 2016 to address the […]
December 3, 2019
Terrell Wins NASPA Regional Award for Diversity, Equity
Dr. Melvin C. Terrell, emeritus vice-president of student affairs at Northeastern Illinois University, has been selected a recipient of the 2019 Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Award for region III of the Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA). The award honors a senior student affairs professional or faculty member who has demonstrated a deep commitment […]
July 5, 2019
Dr. Shaun R. Harper Receive Top Honors at Higher Education Conferences
Dr. Shaun R. Harper received two major awards this past week for his ongoing research focused on race, diversity, and equity and inclusion work.
March 14, 2019
Campus Labs Researches Collegiate Student Organizations’ Civic Engagement
Campus Labs released a new report, Student Engagement as a Political Catalyst, which documents civic engagement within student organizations on college campuses over the past five academic years.
November 1, 2018
Celebrations for First-Gen Students Expand in Year Two
The Council for Opportunity in Education (COE), in partnership with the Center for First-Generation Student Success, an initiative of NASPA and The Suder Foundation, has announced the second annual First-Generation College Celebration.
October 22, 2018
Study: No Clear Definition On Who is a First-Generation Student
Higher education institutions have made strides in identifying and assisting first-generation students, but the lack of a standardized definition of a first-generation student is negatively impacting how colleges and universities properly aid this group, according to a new study released Wednesday.
October 3, 2018
Best Practices and Solutions are Shared at UNCF Convening
FORT LAUDERDALE—If you ask Spelman College student Genesis Thigpen about some of the pressing challenges that face historically Black colleges and universities, retention is at the top of her list.
July 24, 2018
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