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Freedom of Speech: At What Cost?
VPSAs Grapple with Impact on Student Success and Campus Climate.
Notes & Coffee: March 12 - 18
Catch up on this week's trending student affairs and higher ed news, including: Walkouts nationwide; Education Dept. clarifies DeVos comments on sexual assault; European rules (and big fines) for American colleges; Will U.S. restrict visas for Chinese students?
#Digitalfaith: Using Social Media for Professional Development
There is a need to identify and create spaces for professionals in higher education to engage religion, secularism, and spirituality in meaningful ways. #DigitalFaith resources are the digital platforms and communities supporting religious, secular, and spiritual development, and they offer potential avenues for professional development. This article highlights how digital platforms such as Facebook and Twitter are being used to support student affairs administrators’ professional development around topics of religion, secularism, and spirituality.
NASPA Member Spotlight: Ashley Carter
NASPA Member Spotlight: Ashley Carter, football fan (Go Steelers! Go Hokies!), graduate student, and future Vice President of Student Affairs!
Notes & Coffee: March 5 -11
Catch up on this week's trending student affairs and higher ed news, including: DACA lives, but for how long?; Leading in turbulent times: a survey of presidents; Mental health crisis for grad students; New push to drop drug offenses as barrier to student aid; A tax on endowments became law. But congressmen and colleges are still fighting it.