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.

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  • Taking PRIDE in LGBTQ+ Support

    Nearing the end of the first year of my PhD program, one notion that I have noticed discussed more and more in classes and research is representation. Representation is an important part of feeling welcomed and included on a campus, especially for students, faculty, and staff who identify as LGBTQ+.

    Posted on July 24, 2017 at 05:54 PM by New Professionals and Graduate Students
  • New Initiatives, Focus and Continued Support: Highlights from Ivy Tech Community College

    Tune in each month as we feature individual and institutional members. Our members will share their experiences in the field, their personal and professional accomplishments, and exciting initiatives that they have happening on their campus! This month’s Institutional Member Spotlight: Ivy Tech Community College, Lafayette and Dr. John Laws, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs.

    Posted on July 24, 2017 at 11:40 AM by NASPA Blog
  • Notes & Coffee: July 17-23

    Catch up on this week’s trending student affairs and higher ed news, including: Obama under secretary is ACE's next president, Trigger warnings ahead, House committee passes funding bill, Reaching refugees, Veterans groups' objective: defend educational protections, Worse than it seems.

    Posted on July 23, 2017 at 10:26 AM by NASPA Blog
  • The Power of Partnership

    Higher education has moved from defining success solely on an individual student’s ability to succeed to one of shared responsibility for student success. Many state and private institutions are more dependent than ever on student enrollment for institutional revenue as student growth in all enrollment sectors declines nationally, especially in the Midwest and on the East Coast. Further, more students from first-generation and lower-income families are starting college, and they often bring challenges that can impact their ability to complete their education.

    Posted on July 18, 2017 at 12:36 PM by NASPA Blog

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