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.
Coming March 2017 – Available for Pre-Order
Using the CAS Professional Standards is a practical text designed to highlight multiple ways to apply the standards and guidelines…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.
Applications are on-going
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 2, 2016. This award recognizes research by, for, and about women.
Catch up on this week’s trending student affairs and higher ed news, including: the higher education president; uneven access, equal success; tough questions for DeVos; two tuition-free years; mental health on the syllabus; and the return of the MOOC.
Catch up on this week’s trending student affairs and higher ed news including scrutiny of new Koch grant; the debate over bathroom politics in Texas; why STEM majors need the humanities; hashtag campaign urge protection Title IX; Georgia tech’s model expands; NASPA wishes you bon appetit with a cookbook; and a new NASPA Right Now for the new year from President Kruger.
Well, folks, this is it. My last official duty as your Gender & Sexuality KC rep. After 6 outstanding years, it is time to pass the reins on to someone else. I’m sad to be leaving this position, as I’ve truly enjoyed my work on the Region IV-W Advisory Board, working alongside my NASPA family. I could not have been more fortunate to serve you all under the leadership of some outstanding Regional Directors: Eric Grospitch, Tim Alvarez, Wayne Young, and Jerrid Freeman.
The start of a new year often brings an opportunity for renewal, growth, and new beginnings. While there have been significant challenges in this academic year, I am optimistic about the future because of the passion, commitment, and energy I feel from our community. NASPA continues to engage in the integral aspects of student learning, closing the achievement gap, access and equity, and many other issues that have an impact on our students. I look forward to continuing an action-oriented and collaborative student affairs agenda that will provide meaningful support to our students, our colleagues, and our profession.