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Kevin Kruger, Ph.D.

Nov. 2

Gun violence is both a societal issue and a political issue that is debated and will be decided far beyond the walls of our colleges and universities. However, this should not lull us into a sense of hopelessness.


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Vernon Wall
Director of Business Development , LeaderShape

After bombing the LSAT and realizing that I wasn't going to Law School, my hall director, Francine asked me to consider a career in student affairs. Over 25 years later, I am still learning, growing, and hopefully, contributing to student success and social justice in the academy.

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Ellen Hefferman
, The Spelman & Johnson Group

NASPA is at the heart of leadership development for students affairs professionals and Spelman Johnson is honored to partner with NASPA in supporting their outstanding programs and events.

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Alexander Martin
Assistant Director of Student Activities & Student Organizations, University of Miami

NASPA is more than a higher education conference; it’s a higher education commitment. A commitment to uphold the best practices of higher education and student affairs, while continuing to enact new practices that reach new audiences.

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Janessa Siegel
Admissions and Financial Aid Officer, Kent State University

NASPA is a terrain of possibility. It is a grouping of diverse talent that allows individuals to gain knowledge, friendships, careers, and opportunities. NASPA allows the entry level professional to gain insight on how to reach their full potential within their education, job, and self.

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Timothy Jordan
Hall Director, Texas Christian University

NASPA is an organization that can unite student affairs through shared knowledge, professional development opportunities, and a dedication towards changing the world of higher education for the better. It helps inspire professionals toward new ideas and puts student learning at the highest priority. NASPA helps define us as student affairs professionals and creates a common goalto which we all strive for.

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Laura Wankel
Chief Integrated Student Engagement Officer, Northeastern University

NASPA has been such an important part of my career; the network of colleagues, professional opportunities for learning and development have truly made an incredible difference in the quality and trajectory of my personal and professional life.

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Whether you’re an undergraduate contemplating a career in student affairs or the chief student affairs officer on your campus, NASPA is here to provide you with opportunities to gain skills, knowledge and tools to advance your career.

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Institutions: Over 2,100 and Growing

With a NASPA institutional membership, your campus gains access to the largest network of student affairs professionals in the country. Plus, your staff receive exclusive discounts on individual memberships, events and publications.

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NASPA hosts over 60 events each year

With large-scale conferences, faculty-lead institutes, webinars and local drive-ins, NASPA aims to provide our members with ongoing professional development opportunities. We cover current issues in higher education, important research from leading experts and topical training, with offerings for all professional levels and student affairs disciplines.

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Members benefits

  • Registration discounts
  • Event Presentation Archive access
  • Presentation opportunities

Gain access to information and higher education analysis critical to your success

NASPA's Research and Policy Institute (RPI) is the source for timely and original research and policy analysis. As a voice for student affairs in critical conversations, the RPI provides a valuable insight into issues impacting student affairs professionals and the students they serve. Visit the RPI →

Visit the newly launched VPSA Census website to gain access to a wide range of critical student affairs data!

Collaborate with student affairs professionals from 30 different countries

NASPA offers opportunities across a global network that both support the implementation of student support services world-wide and help US-based institutions serve international students.

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