Student affairs professionals come from a variety of different professional experiences and disciplines. As we move into the next 100 years, educational administrators will have to further develop their competencies beyond what they learned in grad school, such as lateral leadership practices that explore the concept of managing across and outside functional areas and organizations.
AVP Spotlight! Meet DeMethra LaSha Bradley from Macalester College
DeMethra LaSha Bradley, Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students at Macalester College
approaches her important role with a servant leadership mentality and a focus on work-life alignment. Read more about DeMethra's commitment to students, her institution, and the profession.
No Mud No Lotus
No Mud No Lotus is an oft repeated reminder that our work as AVPs could be considered a slog through thick mud. In it we maintain a juggling act, a balancing of competing and complicated demands, So how does one get to be that Lotus blossom in this thick mud of competing demands? Here are some key ways that have kept me grounded.
AVP Spotlight! Meet Vijay Pendakur from Cornell University
Vijay Pendakur, Robert W. and Elizabeth C. Staley Dean of Students at Cornell University, approaches his important role with passion, humor, and true vision. Read more about Vijay's commitment to students, his institution, and the profession.
AVP/“Number Two” Guide to #NASPA19
Each year for the NASPA Annual Conference, the NASPA AVP Steering Committee develops a program guide designed to draw attendees’ attention to programs, events, and other information of particular interest to AVPs and other "number twos".
The 2019 Top 7 Reasons to Contribute to the AVP Blog
The AVP Blog is back for 2019! Find out the top 7 reasons to contribute to the blog today!