Gender Issues

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.

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NASPA recognizes your commitment toward gender issues by hosting the following awards and initiatives.

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  • Notes & Coffee: January 15 - 21

    Catch up on this week’s trending student affairs and higher ed news, including: Black colleges swept up in for-profit crackdown find relief from DeVos; Promises of swift, radical change; Possible rules for athletes with history of sexual violence; Title IX failures; Queer student counseling.

    Posted on January 21, 2018 at 12:04 PM by NASPA Blog
  • Crumbling Foundations and Fraying Nets: Intersections of Public Policy & Mental Health on Campus

    While mental health is arguably one of the most prominent issues student affairs professionals engage with on a day-to-day basis, ranging from student needs to maintain or manage existing mental illness or stress to providing outlets and avenues for promotion of mental wellness, it is almost invisible in state and federal policymaking. In this post by Teri Lyn Hinds, NASPA's Director of Policy Research and Advocacy discusses how state and federal policy conversations can add to the mental distress and strain for many students. Despite this, it is rare to see legislation specifically address the growing mental health demands (or the costs of those demands) facing campuses. Policies implemented or being considered nationally in the past year would reverse the gains made to strengthen our general public health and mental health safety nets afforded by the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid expansion in many states. This erosion comes at a time when students are bombarded on all dimensions of health and wellness: physical, emotional, intellectual, social, spiritual, occupational, and financial.

    Posted on January 18, 2018 at 10:22 AM by RPI Blog
  • Notes & Coffee: January 8 - 14

    Catch up on this week’s trending student affairs and higher ed news, including: Department of Justice probes admissions ethics code; The return of earmarks; Lessons from the tax bill fight; Small college struggles in the sights; “Dancing backwards in high heels.”

    Posted on January 14, 2018 at 11:33 AM by NASPA Blog
  • Notes & Coffee: December 11 - 17

    Catch up on this week’s trending student affairs and higher ed news, including: Final GOP deal would tax large endowments; Grand jury report on Penn State hazing finds “indignities and depravities”; More college presidents join the millionaires’ club; Bottom line up front; “Too much, too fast”?

    Posted on December 17, 2017 at 11:33 AM by NASPA Blog

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