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.
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.
Catch up on this week’s trending student affairs and higher ed news, including: GOP seeks to shift accountability for colleges; How the House and Senate bills affect higher ed; Higher ed reauthorization on campus sexual assaults; “Holding space” for victims of harassment; New York’s free-college program comes with a big catch: students who fall off track risk losing their scholarships.
Gifts to the NASPA Foundation this #GivingTuesday support aspiring and practicing student affairs professionals from across the globe. Learn about the scholarships, grants and awards that you make possible through gifts to the NASPA Foundation. Last year, the support of NASPA members on this day enabled us to increase both our Innovation Grants and Rhatigan Fellowship Scholarship offerings.
Reflections on Chapter 9: Supporting Students in the Pursuit of Educational Experiences Abroad
Intercultural competence is a buzzword that student affairs practitioners often hear about related to outcomes of an undergraduate education, but what does it actually mean? How do we actually achieve intercultural competence when students arrive to colleges and universities in different places developmentally and with a breadth of various life experiences? Darla Deardorff’s chapter in Supporting Students Globally begins the conversation about developing intercultural competence for college students, working to debunk the myths and misconceptions surrounding intercultural competency development.