NASPA LAC, la Universidad de los Andes (Colombia), in conjunction with the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and the UDEM- Universidad de Monterrey (México), will host the 2017 NASPA LAC First International Student Affairs Conference: Challenges and Meanings.
At this conference, we will have international guests such as NASPA President Kevin Kruger and Latin American and Colombian experts on topics such as: new challenges of higher education in Latin America; understanding inclusion and respect for diversity and student success; the promotion of healthy behaviors and environments; student participation; civic engagement; and other dimenions of integrated education.
We will see you in Bogota, Colombia from October 23 - 25 to engage in this event that is both a learning and training space for professionals and researchers working in different areas in Student Affairs at Latin American and Caribbean Universities to address issues imposed by society.
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Kevin Kruger draws on more than 35 years of experience in higher education. Since 2012, he has served as president and CEO for NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education. Prior to his role as president, Dr. Kruger worked for 18 years as the associate executive director and served as the chief operating officer (COO) and chief financial officer (CFO) for NASPA. He has held a range of student affairs positions at Southern Methodist University and the University of Maryland. As NASPA president, Dr. Kruger represents student affairs at a variety of national forums and is a frequent contributor to higher education news stories on the college student experience. Dr. Kruger has published and presented nationally on trends in higher education, student success, degree-completion strategies for low-income/first generation students, technology, and change management and leadership in higher education. He is the proud father of two children, one a college freshman and the other a sophomore in high school.
Dr. Coley has more than two decades of experience in higher education. Prior to her engagement with Ellucian, she served as the assistant vice provost for student success initiatives at the University of South Carolina and as the dean of students at Columbia College. In her current role, she helps college and university leaders develop results-oriented plans to achieve higher levels of institutional performance and effectiveness.