The reach of campus communities now extends well beyond campus gates, and higher education now works within a global framework. NASPA’ globalism efforts encourage members, both here and abroad, to expand thinking around students and practitioners as global citizens. This focus area aggregates what Knowledge Communities, NASPA events, and writing and research opportunities that will strengthen your knowledge base in this area. NASPA provides ample opportunities for involvement and support which enables growth and understanding in the student affairs and services profession.
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:…Buy
Engagement and Employability examines the central role student affairs plays in helping students gain and articulate career skills through cocurricular experiences. It focuses on the…Buy
Internationalization of higher education is one of the most important trends for the next decade and beyond, and the implications for student affairs and services are enormous. Supporting…Buy
The growing numbers of international students in the United States enriches our culture, enhances student life, and promotes international academic exchange. Student affairs professionals can take steps to build…Buy
Students from underrepresented groups—including students of color; students with disabilities; gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender students; and first-generation students—bring their wisdom, experience, and varied cultural perspectives to college and…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
The traditional boundaries of the work of student affairs in higher education are changing rapidly with new global trends and developments of the 21st century. The growing involvement of…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
By the year 2050, the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) population in the United States is expected to more than double, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Recent…Buy
NASPA's continues to expand internationally through various initiatives.
To address the serious issue of college graduates with physical disabilities being unemployed at a rate of 50% across the country, Ball State University Disability Services has partnered with Eskenazi Health in Indianapolis, Indiana, to create internships for students with physical disabilities.
Catch up on this week's trending student affairs and higher ed news, including: Court considers questions on loan forgiveness for defrauded students; Comeback in Compton; College and state laws are clamping down on fraternities; One person as “prosecutor, judge and jury”; Varied models in global education.
Managing controversial and incendiary speech, expression, and assembly is an exercise in upholding the integrity of the core mission and values of higher education. But our work as student affairs educators occurs against a backdrop of constitutional principles and a litany of case law, which add necessary contours to the policies and practices we can employ to lawfully and effectively manage speakers and organizers. NASPA Policy and Practice Series,"The First Amendment and the Inclusive Campus: Effective Strategies for Leaders in Student Affairs" editor, Andrew Morse discusses his perspective on free speech in higher education.