The Gender Issues focus area supports the ongoing conversation in student affairs regarding a variety of gender issues. Through involvement in Knowledge Communities, the Center for Women, NASPA events, and writing and research opportunities, you can engage with the community, become an advocate and strengthen your personal knowledge base on these topics. NASPA provides ample opportunities for involvement and support which enables growth and understanding in the student affairs profession.
Using the CAS Professional Standards is a practical text designed to highlight multiple ways to apply the standards and guidelines published by the Council for…Buy
Disparities in the success of students across many science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields linger along demographic lines. This points to a critical challenge that student affairs professionals…Buy
Colleges and universities in the United States are facing an epidemic of gender-based violence and widespread allegations that they are responding inadequately to the problem. This 5 Things Brief…Buy
Today's college students are an extremely diverse group of people. Many subpopulations can be identified within this larger group. This book looks at who college students are, how they…Buy
This updated set of Professional Competency Areas is intended to define the broad professional knowledge, skills, and, in some cases, attitudes expected of student affairs professionals regardless of their…Buy
Identity manifests in the way we lead, supervise, make decisions, persuade, form relationships, and negotiate responsibilities each day. Student affairs professionals, who are often at the center of transformative…Buy
This monograph examines some of the assumptions underlying student affairs administration and student development education, particularly those concerning sex-role socialization. The authors describe the effects of sex-role socialization and…Buy
Diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion are values espoused by most colleges and universities; yet many educators, including those in student affairs, expect students to "magically" interact with peers from different…Buy
NASPA recognizes your commitment toward gender issues by hosting the following awards and initiatives.
For graduate students attending the NASPA Annual Conference
This recognizes a NASPA member who has demonstrated a commitment to women in higher education.
Submissions due December 1, 2017. This award recognizes research by, for, and about women.
Catch up on this week’s trending student affairs and higher ed news, including: Scholars renew calls for U.S. to fund research on gun violence; DeVos keeps higher ed – and reporters – at arm’s length; After hurricanes, schools accommodate Puerto Rican students; Post-recession borrowers struggle to repay loans; A few telling freshman trends.
Each month WISA will showcase individuals on the WISA Leadership Team to allow members to get to know the women in executive positions in both a personal and professional capacity. This spotlight will focus on Armina Khwaja, the Conference Engagement Co-Chair. Armina works full time as the Interim Director of Student Conduct at Seattle University.
Considering the NASPA Multicultural Institute? Here’s why you should attend! Brought to you by a New Orleans-based higher education professional, because, “An educator in a system of oppression is either a revolutionary or an oppressor” (Lerone Bennett, Jr).
Catch up on this week’s trending student affairs and higher ed news, including: Department of Justice Will Back Suit on “Free Speech” Zone; Return of the college scorecard; Making diversity happen; New SAT, old gaps on race; College enrollment projected to grow 15% by 2025.