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.
Sexual violence on college and university campuses in the United States occurs at a rate that is both alarming and unacceptable. Stemming the tide of this violence requires a sustained…Buy
The Culture of Respect CORE Constructs Toolkit is a suite of six guides organized around the pillars of the CORE Blueprint to supplement its implementation. The guides include downloadable resources, tools,…Buy
The Latinx/a/o population is the largest and fastest-growing ethnic group in the United States, yet higher education attainment for this community is among the lowest. Latinx/a/os in Higher Education: Exploring…Buy
A diverse faculty and staff reflects an important measure of success for higher education institutions. Recent gains in diversifying higher education have become more evident, as growing numbers of individuals…Buy
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 the Advancement of Standards in…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 can address by…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 seeks…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 have…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 area…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 efforts…Buy
Student affairs work has changed dramatically, and today's senior student affairs leaders have portfolios that encompass a wide range of roles and responsibilities. They are business people, architects, contract readers,…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 some…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 cultural…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 7, 2018. This award recognizes research by, for, and about women.
Black women have made significant strides in academe for more than a century. It is the shoulders of those foremothers who faced significant odds that myself and many other Black women in this field stand on today.
There are multiple opportunities to connect with the Center for Women at #NASPA19. Download our program guide to find out more!
In preparation for the 2019 NASPA Annual Conference, the Gender and Sexuality Knowledge Community (GSKC) developed a program guide designed to draw attendees’ attention to programs, events, and other information of particular interest to attendees looking to engage with the topic of gender and sexuality.
Collectively, student affairs professionals represent thousands of voices; working together we can make a powerful impression with policymakers on behalf of our students and our profession. Engaging with our representative democracy is essential to maintaining the health and function of our nation’s government, which is why NASPA invites you to take part in the National Student Affairs Day of Action on March 12, 2019. No matter your position, title, or area of expertise, as a student affairs professional there are a myriad of ways you can – and should – engage in public policy conversations for the benefit of you, your students, and your institution. Won’t you join #SAadvocates around the country on #NSADA19 to share your expertise and insight with policymakers?