Equity and Diversity

The Equity and Diversity focus area emphasizes social justice and the continued diversification in today’s higher education environment. From recent court decisions and new legislation to diversification of the profession’s workforce, NASPA recognizes the impact that Equity and Diversity has on our professionals. Through our identity-base Knowledge Communities, NASPA events, the Commission on Equity and Inclusion, and writing and research opportunities, NASPA provides resources and creates communities around these issues, creating ample opportunities for involvement and support which enables growth and understanding in the student affairs profession.

Equity and Diversity

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    There have been numerous reports in recent months that the pendulum has been swinging back toward a focus on the due process rights of respondents in campus sexual violence cases. The implications of this perception among campus professionals are serious and far-reaching. A closer look at the evidence found in Department of Education Office of Civil Rights (OCR) resolutions, state legislation, and lawsuits by respondents against institutions indicates that this perception may be misguided.

    Posted on March 23, 2017 at 11:36 AM by RPI Blog
  • New WISA KC Special Interest Fund

    Individuals can now donate to WISA KC through the NEW KC Special Interest Fund

    Posted on March 20, 2017 at 11:21 PM by Women in Student Affairs
  • The Importance of Joining the Conversation

    In this post, Kimberly Grieve, NASPA Region IV-West Representative to the Public Policy Division, and John Howe, Associate Dean of Student Services, University of South Dakota give some digestible information on how to get involved with the Public Policy Division during the 2017 San Antonio Annual Conference!

    Posted on March 13, 2017 at 07:04 AM by Public Policy Division
  • Name It as It is: Calling Out Anti-Semitic and Islamaphobic Statements

    On some campuses, this seems to not be a problem, as in the example of Rutger’s President Robert L. Barchi. After the Executive Order to ban persons from seven countries came out, it was Barchi who stood with the Muslim students at a rally at the University. And in an interview with the Philadelphia based Inquirer Barchi remarked, “Once the campaigns are over and we start having actions taken that directly impact my students at my university — my ability to do what I need to do and our ability as a university to carry out our mission — I have to speak out. And that’s what is happening.”

    Posted on March 10, 2017 at 11:23 PM by Expert in Residence

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