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: What does the end of Obama’s Title IX guidance mean for colleges; How campus sexual assault became so politicized; Online abroad, and beyond Title IX reach?; Consistency vs. ethnic studies; Who is blocking campus speakers now?
Catch up on this week’s trending student affairs and higher ed news, including: Student voices: DACA students worry about "really tough times" ahead; California leaders pledge $30M for young immigrants; How can colleges better serve adult students; Long wait for loan forgiveness; Transfer students still lose lots of credits.
Catch up on this week’s trending student affairs and higher ed news, including: DeVos to replace Obama-era sexual assault guidelines; Trump ends DACA; For students imperiled by Trump’s DACA rollback, a scramble for answers; Even with affirmative action, Blacks and Hispanics are more underrepresented at top colleges than 35 years ago; Diversity is up at 2-year colleges.
Today, the Trump administration announced their decision to revoke the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) protections after a six-month wind-down. We are deeply concerned about the impact this decision has on the hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants who were brought to this country as children. Many of these young people are enrolled at our colleges and universities or have dreams of entering higher education to create new opportunities for their future. We remain troubled about today’s decision and the inconsistent messages about the administration's support for our Nation’s “Dreamers.”