BONUS EPISODE (Part II): Title IX - 50th Anniversary with Dr. Jill Dunlap and Adriana Alicial-Rodriguez
This week on SA Voices From the Field we interviewed Dr. Jill Dunlap and Adriana Alicial-Rodriguez. We continue our discussion on the 50th anniversary of TITLE IX and delve deeper into this with two amazing colleagues that have experienced much with the issue.
Jill Dunlap is senior director for research, policy, and civic engagement at NASPA–Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education. Prior to joining NASPA, she worked closely with college student survivors of sexual violence for more than 14 years at three different campuses. Her current body of research is focused on a range of social justice topics, including free speech, police reform, racial justice, and guns on campus. She holds a PhD in political science and public administration from Northern Illinois University, and regularly teaches political science, public administration, and public policy at various institutions in the Chicago area.
Adriana Alicea-Rodriguez serves as the Associate Vice President for University Compliance Services and Title IX Coordinator at The University of Texas at Austin. Before joining University Compliance Services, Adriana worked in the Office of the Dean of Students as the Associate Director for Student Judicial Services from 2013 to 2015, and as the Director of Title IX Training and Investigations from 2015 to 2019 at UT Austin. Previously, Adriana worked at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), Texas A&M University, and The University of Vermont.
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BONUS EPISODE (Part I): Title IX - 50th Anniversary with Dr. Tammy Crawford
This week on SA Voices From the Field we interviewed Dr. Tammy Crawford. As an undergraduate she was a member of the women's rowing club and became a volunteer coach for one year and this experience changed her entire career path. She became the volunteer coach in 1985 and within a year was hired on as the full time coach. In 1990 she became the first varsity coach of the women's rowing team and transitioned the team from a club status toa Division 1 varsity status. In 2002, she retired from coaching to pursue her PhD in higher education and has been a professor at Washington State University in the Sports Management program since 2007.
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Episode 12: On Becoming a College President with Mordecai Brownlee
This week on SA Voices From the Field we interviewed Dr. Mordecai Brownlee about his journey to become the President of the Community College of Aurora.
Dr. Mordecai Ian Brownlee became the sixth president of the Community College of Aurora (Colorado) on August 2, 2021. With campuses in Aurora and Denver, CCA is a Minority Serving Institution (MSI) and Hispanic-Serving institution (HSI) providing instruction to over 10,600 students throughout its 350-square mile service area. Prior to his presidential appointment, President Brownlee served as the vice president for student success at St. Philip's College, the only college in the nation federally designated as both a historically Black college (HBCU) and a Hispanic-serving institution (HSI), located in San Antonio, Texas. During his tenure as vice president, Dr. Brownlee led St. Philip’s to record enrollment of over 13,500 students and the college’s four largest degree and certificate awarding classes in its 124-year history.
One of the youngest presidents in the country at 37 years old, Dr. Brownlee continues his work as a higher education columnist for EdSurge and a writer for several other publications. In 2020, Dr. Brownlee was featured by EdTech Magazine as one of the 30 most interesting voices in higher education who are shaping the conversation around IT and EdTech. In 2022, Mordecai was featured by Diverse Issues in Higher Education Magazine as a “New School” leader representing the next generation of college presidents.
Episode 11: On Becoming an International Marriage Equality Activist with Parag Mehta
This week on SA Voices From the Field we interviewed Parag Mehta, Managing Director and President of the JPMorgan Chase PolicyCenter. He works with a team of experts who leverage the bank’s assets, insights, and expertise to develop and advance policy solutions that drive inclusive economic growth in the United States and around the world.
Prior to joining JPMC, he served as Senior Vice President and Executive Director of the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth, the philanthropic hub of the company.
Parag previously served as Chief of Staff and Senior Advisor to the 19th Surgeon General of the United States, Dr. Vivek Murthy. Parag also spent more than four years directing communications for a civil rights agency in the U.S. Department of Labor and served on Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential transition team as a liaison to the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities and to LGBTQ+ Americans.
Parag earned a Master’s degree in Public Administration from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University and a B.A. in Plan II Honors from The University of Texas at Austin. He and his husband Vaibhav Jain are currently petitioning the Delhi High Court in India for recognition of their marriage in a landmark case which could pave the way for marriage equality in the world’s largest democracy.
Episode 10: On Becoming NASPA Board Chair with Danita Brown-Young
This week on SA Voices From the Field we interviewed Dr. Danita Brown-Young. Dr. Danita M. Brown Young is currently the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Before moving to Champaign, she served as
Vice Provost for Student Affairs and Dean of Students at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Prior to that position, she worked in student affairs at Purdue University, including serving as the youngest and first African American (and first African American woman) Dean of Students at Purdue. Dr. Brown Young holds a B.A. in sociology from Kent State University, an M.A. in community counseling from Loyola University Chicago, and earned her Ph.D. in higher education administration from Ohio University. Dr. Brown Young is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.; Links, Incorporated, NASPA; and ACPA. She was awarded the NASPA Pillar of the Profession award in 2021. She is currently serving as NASPA Board Chair.
With over 20 years of experience in student affairs in higher education, Dr. Brown
Young is an accomplished ambassador for students, and understands the critical role
student affairs must play in successfully meeting the land-grant promises of educational access and opportunity to help create a more socially just society.
Episode 9: NASPA Annual Conference Edition: Your Voices on What the Profession Must Do to Evolve
This week on SA Voices From the Field we bring you the third episode of our conference recap. In this episode we bring you the voices of about 50 professionals who attended the NASPA Annual Conference as they answer the question: 1) What is one thing that the student affairs profession must do to evolve?
Special thanks to all of the professionals who shared their voices with us. If you have an interest in sharing your voice or ideas with us about a future podcast, email us at [email protected]
Episode 8: NASPA Annual Conference Edition: Your Voices on the value of NASPA
This week on SA Voices From the Field we bring you the second episode of our conference recap. In this episode we bring you the voices of about 50 professionals who attended the NASPA Annual Conference as they answer the questions: 1) Why did you attend this year's conference? 2) What makes NASPA the right professional home for you? Special thanks to all of the professionals who shared their voices with us. If you have an interest in sharing your voice or ideas with us about a future podcast, email us at [email protected]
Episode 7: On Becoming: Student Affairs to State Legislature
This week on SA Voices From the Field we interviewed Dr. Mary Gonzalez, a current state legislator in Texas and we have an amazing conversation with her about her own journey from student affairs to the state legislature.
This was a up close, live, in person interview so the audio is different than usual as we were in a large hall, but the information shared was very revealing and important in the current climate that Dr. Gonzalez finds herself in within Texas.
Episode 6: On Becoming an AVP via the JD
This week on SA Voices From the Field we interviewed Romando Nash, JD, Associate Vice President for Student Life Services at the University of Nevada Reno. We talk to Romando today about his journey through student affairs but also about how his start as a JD informed his practice.
Episode 5: On Becoming an AVP & Dean While Balancing Life’s Priorities With Dr. Talea Drummer-Ferrell
This week on SA Voices From the Field we interviewed Dr. Talea Drummer-Ferrell. She is the Assoiate Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students at Kent State University. She has been involved in many aspects student affairs. Throughout her career her focus has been on advocacy, leadership, academics, diversity and the empowerment of the indivudual student. We have a wonderful conversation with her today about her career and more.
Episode 4: On Becoming A Fraternity & Sorority Expert, a Badass, and a Survivor with Catlin Roberts
This week on SA Voices From the Field we interviewed Catlin Roberts. She is at the University of Oregon as the Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life. Today we talked to her about Fraternity and Sorority life and her professional journey into this field. We also talk to Catlin about being a domestic violence survivor and how she uses her voice and experience to give voice to others.
Episode 3: On Leaving and Returning to Student Affairs with Dr. Adam Cebulski
This week on SA Voices From the Field we interviewed Dr. Adam Cebulski. He is the Assistant Vice President for Student Engagement and Success and the Chief of Staff for the Division of Student Affairs at Southern Methogist University. Dr. Cebulski shares his experience as a professional who left the profession and who chose to return after working in the corporate world.
Episode 2: On Transitioning to Student Affairs to the Nonprofit World with Dr. Pamela Young
This week on SA Voices From the Field we interviewed Dr. Pamela Young, the Director of Community Engagement and Economic Development in the College of Arts and Science at the University of Alabama. Dr. Young shares the experiences that have brought her to being the person she is today!
Episode 1: Becoming an international SA Pro with Dr. Kevin Stensberg
This week on SA Voices From the Field we interviewed Dr. Kevin Stensberg, a first generation college student that has combined his experiences working in student affairs both within the United States and in China, Greece, Saudi Arabia and more. Dr. Stensberg shares the wealth of his experience with you today and explores much of what has helped him to achieve his personal and professional goals.
Intro: Season 6
Welcome back to SA Voices from the Field for Season 6. This is season six, On Becoming, we explore people within our field and the journey that they have been on to become who they are today as they impact the Student Affairs profession.
Join Jill Creighton and Chris Lewis as they discuss some things they are looking forward to in the upcoming season!
Episode 11: What's Your New Reality: Learning From People Like You!
This week on SA Voices From the Field host Jill Creighton attended the Western Regional Conference and spoke to attendees about the new reality that they have been facing on their own campuses. Learn from them in this interactive episode.
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Celebrating Thanksgiving and Indigenous Peoples Day
This week we are taking a break to celebrate Thanksgiving and Indigenous Peoples Day. We will be back again next week with another great episode as we talk to members attending the Western Regional Conference.
Episode 10: 2022 Annual NASPA Conference with Mamta Accapadi
This week on SA Voices From the Field we are speaking with Mamta Accapadi, chair of the 2022 NASPA Annual Conference. You will get a good feel for what is coming to this great professional development conference, but also things to expect and look forward to in March 2022.
Episode 9: A Trauma-Informed Lens for Addressing Race-Based Incidents on Campus
Today on SA Voices from the Field we are talking with Warrenetta Crawford Mann, Aesha L. Uqdah, and Barry A. Schreier from the American Council on Education (ACE) about a new article posted on the ACE blog called A Trauma-Informed Lens for Addressing Race-Based Incidents on Campus.
Episode 8: Public Service Loan Forgiveness with ACE's Jon Fansmith
Today on SA Voices from the Field we are talking with Jonathan Fansmith from the American Council on Education (ACE). Jon was on the podcast in a previous season (Season 4 Ep. 4) and today Jon talks to us about public service loan forgiveness (PSLF).
Episode 7: Working with Foster Care & Foster Students
Today on SA Voices from the Field we are talking with Dr. Sarah Jones of the University of West Georgia about working with foster care and foster students. Originally we learned about Dr. Jones in a blog she wrote on the NASPA website entitled: Whether they identify or not we should support college students from foster care. In this episode, we talk about supporting foster students on campuses in our new reality and what your campus can do to advocate for these students.
Episode 6: SA Voices From the Field Celebrates 100 Episodes
Today on SA Voices from the Field we are celebrating the 100th episode of the podcast. We are talking with our own podcast producer Dr. Christopher Lewis who has been a part of the podcast since before the podcast started. We also are joined by Dr. Kevin Kruger, President and CEO of NASPA as we talk about the podcast's history and future.
Episode 5: Crisis Management in a 24-7 space
Today on SA Voices from the Field we are talking with Dr. Kevin Daugherty and Tamara Herdener, J.D. as we talk about Crisis Management in a 24-7 space. We are talking about a brand new practice that is being innovated right now to support student in crisis after hours.
Episode 4: The Great Resignation
Today on SA Voices from the Field we are talking with Dr. Jaimie Hoffman and Dr. Tom Studdert of the Pivoting out of EDU podcast. In this episode we have frank conversations about working in higher education and factors that may impact people staying in the profession or pivoting out of the profession.
Episode 3: Student Affairs Podcasters Jamboree
Today on SA Voices from the Field we join a large group of amazing podcasters in the student-affairs/higher education field as we all share what our podcasts are about and more. This episode was hosted by Dr. Keith Edwards of the Student Affairs NOW podcast. Listen and learn more about the many different podcasts that are out there, you may just find a new podcast to listen too!
Episode 2: Rethinking Orientation, Transition & Retention in the New Reality on Campus
Today on SA Voices from the Field we are talking with Karnell McConnell Black and Jaime Mendez of the Association for Orientation, Transition and Retention in Higher Education (NODA). Karnell McConnell Black is the current President of NODA and Jaime Mendez is the President-elect of NODA. We talk with them about NODA and about rethinking orientation, transition & retention in the new reality on campus.
Episode 1: Enrollment Management: The New Reality
Today on SA Voices from the Field we are talking with Dr. Jeanine Ward-Roof, Vice President for Student Affairs at Ferris State University. Dr. Ward-Roof is also one of the Enrollment Management Knowledge Community Chairs. With a new year starting, today we are talking to Dr. Ward-Roof about the new reality for Enrollment Management across our college campuses.
Intro Season 5: Our New Reality
Welcome back to SA Voices from the Field for Season 5. This is season five, our new reality and we are continuing our dialogue on COVID-19 impact on the Student Affairs profession. Join Jill Creighton and Chris Lewis as they discuss some things they are looking forward to in the upcoming season! Please subscribe to SA Voices from the Field on your favorite podcasting device and share the podcast with other student affairs colleagues!
Episode 13: Kent State - Reflecting 51 Years Later—Part 2
Today on SA Voices from the Field we are talking with four amazing student affairs professionals that were at Kent State University during the tragedy that occurred 51 years ago on May 4, 1970.
Our guests today (including their roles during the tragedy) include:
- Dr. Robert (Bob) E. Matson who served as the Vice President of Student Affairs
- Dr. Dave Ambler who served as the Associate Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Residence Life
- Dr. Ron Beer who served as the Executive Assistant to the President
- Dr. Dick Bredemeier who served as Director of Student Activities
Episode 12: Kent State - Reflecting 51 Years Later—Part 1
Today on SA Voices from the Field we are talking with Dr. Erica Eckert, Assistant Dean for Assessment and Accreditation at Kent State University as we reflect on the tragedy at Kent State University that occurred 51 years ago on May 4, 1970.
Episode 11: A Conversation with JSARP Editors
Today on SA Voices from the Field we are talking with editors from NASPA's Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice. Joining us today was Bridget Kelly, Associate Professor at the University of Maryland, Carry Kortegast, Associate Professor of Higher Education and Student Affairs at Northern Illinois University, and Thandi Sule, Associate Professor at Oakland University.
We have an open and frank conversation about what is happening with the journal, as well as what they are looking for in authors.
Episode 10: The Future of Veterans Student Services with Our Veterans KC Leaders
Today on SA Voices from the Field we are talking with the NASPA Veterans KC chairs, Crissann Hanes and Christine Black. Crissann Hanes is a US Marine Corp veteran and serves as a graduate advisor for the evening and online MBA students at Colorado State University. Christine Black, a veteran of the US Army who now serves as the Assistant Director for the Office of Equity and Diversity at the University of Scranton.
Today we explore the future of veterans affairs in higher education with these amazing guests.
Episode 9: The Future of Grad Prep Programs with Ann Gansemer Topf
Today on SA Voices from the Field we are talking with Dr. Ann Gansemer-Topf, Associate Professor in the School of Education at Iowa State University as we speak to her about the future of graduate prep programs in student affairs and the role of faculty in the profession.
Learn more about Dr. Ann Gansemer-Topf
Gansemer-Topf, associate professor in the School of Education, will serve as faculty fellow for scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL). She will work to enhance CELT’s efforts around SoTL and assessment, including leadership of the SoTL Scholars program, and develop resources for departments to use for program evaluation.
Gansemer-Topf, who joined the faculty in 2012 after serving as Iowa State’s associate director of research for admissions, earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Loras College, Dubuque; and a master’s in higher education and Ph.D. in educational leadership and policy studies from Iowa State. Her research interests include assessment of student learning, effective pedagogy and student success.
Learn more from Ann Gansemer-Topf’s School of Education web profile.
You can reach Dr. Gansemer-Topf at her email - [email protected]
Episode 8: The Role of the Finance Office at Your Institution with CBO Speaks
Today on SA Voices from the Field we are bringing you a crossover episode between our podcast and CBO Speaks, a podcast of the National Association of College and University Business Officers. Today, we are speaking with Nicole Trufant, Vice President of Finance and Administration for the University of New England, and Gerald Hector, Vice President of Finance and Administration for Ithaca College.
The National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) is a membership organization representing more than 1,700 colleges and universities across the country.
About CBO Speaks
What does it take to be a CBO at today's colleges and universities? What news and updates do they need to know to stay current? Hear thought leaders and experts explore issues and topics about the CBO role and what's in store for the future in this award-winning, interview-style podcast series.
Episode 7: The Future of Technology in Higher Education
On this episode of SA Voices from the Field we are talking with Dr. Erica Eckert, Assistant Dean for Assessment and Accreditation at Kent State University, and Dr. Josie Ahlquist, a digital engagement and leadership researcher, speaker, and author as we talk about the future of technology in higher education.
Both guests share their knowledge about the current and future states of technology on our campuses and offer some best practices and ideas about what you can do to better situate your own campus to be technology-forward thinking when it comes to engaging with students and staff on campus.
Learn more about Dr. Erica Eckert
Learn more about Dr. Josie Ahlquist:
Episode 6: The Future of NASPA with NASPA Board Chair Julie Payne-Kirchmeier
Today on SA Voices from the Field we are talking with the 2021-22 NASPA Board Chair Dr. Julie Payne-Kirchmeier. Dr. Payne-Kirchmeier is not only the NASPA Board Chair but is also the Vice-President for Student Affairs at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.
Today we spoke with Dr. Payne-Kirchmeier about NASPA, but also about the future of the association post-pandemic.
Episode 5: Looking Ahead at Policy and Research in Student Affairs & Higher Education
Today on SA Voices from the Field we are talking with Dr. Amelia Parnell, Vice President for Research and Policy with NASPA as we look at the future of policy and research in student affairs and higher education.
Amelia Parnell is vice president for research and policy at NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, where she leads many of the Association’s scholarly and advocacy-focused activities. Amelia writes and speaks frequently about topics related to student affairs, college affordability, student learning outcomes, and institutions’ use of data and analytics. Amelia’s policy and practitioner experiences include prior roles in association management, legislative policy analysis, internal audit, and TRIO programs. Her research portfolio includes studies of leadership in higher education, with a focus on college presidents and vice presidents. She is the author of the forthcoming book, You Are a Data Person: Strategies for Using Analytics on Campus and a co-editor of the book, The Analytics Revolution in Higher Education: Big Data, Organizational Learning, and Student Success.
Amelia currently serves on the board of directors for EDUCAUSE and is an advisor to several other higher education organizations. She holds a Ph.D. in higher education from Florida State University and masters and bachelor’s degrees in business administration from Florida A & M University.
Dr. Parnell recommended the following books as her essential student affairs reads:
You can also review some of the reports that Dr. Amelia Parnell has worked on in her role at NASPA on the NASPA website.
If you want to reach out to Dr. Parnell she can be reached at: [email protected]
Episode 4: Crossover Episode With ACE's DOTEDU Podcast
Today on SA Voices from the Field we are talking with Jonathan Fansmith and Susan Spreitzler, Directors of Government Relations for ACE, the American Council on Education who are also hosts of the ACE podcast DOTEDU.
Each episode of dotEDU presents a deep dive into a major public policy issue impacting college campuses and students across the country. Hosts from ACE, joined by guest experts, lead you through thought-provoking conversations on topics such as campus free speech, diversity in admissions, college costs and affordability, and more.
Episode 3: Meet Dr. Daniel R. Wildcat, Annual Conference Keynote Speaker
Today on SA Voices from the Field we are talking with Dr. Daniel R. Wildcat, one of the NASPA annual conference keynote speakers for the 2021 NASPA annual conference.
Daniel R. Wildcat is a Yuchi member of the Muscogee Nation of Oklahoma. His service as teacher and administrator at Haskell spans 34 years. In 2013 he was the Gordon Russell visiting professor of Native American Studies at Dartmouth College. He has served as adjunct faculty for the Bloch School - UMKC for the past decade. In 1994 he helped form a partnership with the Hazardous Substance Research Center at Kansas State University to create the Haskell Environmental Research Studies (HERS) Center as a non-profit Native American research center.
Dr. Wildcat recommended the following book as his essential student affairs read: Power and Place: Indian Education in America
Episode 2: The Future of Tribal Relations in Higher Education
Today on SA Voices from the Field we are talking with Pam Agoyo, Director of American Indian Student Services and Special Assistant to the President for American Indian Affairs at the University of New Mexico and Dr. Jason Younker, Assistant Vice President and Advisor to the President on Sovereignty and Government to Government Relations at the University of Oregon as we talk to both of them on the current and future of tribal relations in higher education.
Episode 1: Future Casting COVID with an Infectious Disease Expert
Today on SA Voices from the Field we are talking with Dr. Guy Palmer, the Jack & Jan Creighton Endowed Chair and Senior Director of Global Health at Washington State University as we talk about the future of COVID through the experience that he has had over the past 33 years at Washington State University and also in leading the COVID-19 efforts for the university.
Intro: Season 4—Future Casting in Student Affairs
Welcome back to SA Voices from the Field for Season 4. Season 4 will cover Future casting for the student affairs profession and continuing dialogue on COVID-19's impact on the student affairs profession.
Join Jill Creighton and Chris Lewis as they discuss some things they are looking forward to in the upcoming season!
Episode 11: Crossover With Student Affairs Now
Today on SA Voices from the Field we are sharing a crossover episode with the Student Affairs NOW podcast.
Student Affairs NOW is is a podcast and weekly web show as well as a online learning community for thousands who work in, alongside, or adjacent to the field of higher education and student affairs.
Dr. Glenn DeGuzman is the Associate Dean of Students from the University of California, Berkeley and Dr. Susanna Munoz who is the Associate Professor and Program Coordinator at Colorado State University.
Episode 10: Threat assessment in the digital age with Dr. Marisa Randazzo
Today on SA Voices from the Field we are talking with Dr. Marisa Randazzo, CEO and founder of SIGMA. SIGMA Threat Management Associates is a team of leading experts in behavioral threat assessment and threat management. Today we talk to Dr. Randazzo about threat assessment in the digital age.
Episode 9: Adulting While Black With Sarah Kutten
Today on SA Voices from the Field we are talking with Dr. Sarah Kutten, Director of Student Services at the University of Oregon in Portland about her fascination of the experience that students have as they navigate post-secondary experiences.
Her research explores how racism informs the adult identity development of black college students.
Happy Thanksgiving From SA Voices From The Field
Today on SA Voices from the Field we are taking a break from an episode as we celebrate Thanksgiving during COVID-19. We wish you all the best this week and will see you all again with a new episode next week.
Episode 8: Career Services, Doctoral Work and Personal Obligations with Shannon Niedzwicki
Today on SA Voices from the Field we are talking with Shannon Niedzwicki about working in career services, her doctoral work and personal obligations.
Shannon Niedzwicki is Assistant Director of Internships and Employment Development at the University of Toledo. She shares her experiences of balances her personal and professional identities as well as having to do this while fighting cancer. It is a powerful episode that you will not want to miss.
Episode 7: NASPA Annual and Strategies Conferences as Virtual Experiences
Today on SA Voices from the Field we are learning more about the NASPA Annual Conference from conference chair Michelle Murray and the NASPA Strategies Conference with Anondo Banerfee and Rose Rezai of the conference committee.
Professional Development is very important and this conference will open your eyes to the important work that is being done in preparation for the upcoming conferences that you will not want to miss.
Episode 6: Leading a Residence Hall Through COVID-19
Today on SA Voices from the Field we are speaking with Joseph Washington. Joseph is a Resident Hall Assistant Director at New York University where he oversees the community development, crisis response and policy enforcement of an 1100 bed upper classman residence hall.
We talk to Joseph about his experience leading a residence hall through a pandemic and the challenges that went along with that.
Episode 5: Chairing the NASPA Board with Dr. Angela Batista
Today on SA Voices from the Field we are speaking with Dr. Angela Batista, Chair of the NASPA Board of Directors and Vice President of Student Affairs and Institutional Diversity and Inclusion at Champlain College .
Batista actively serves as a national and international consultant and her service in professional organizations includes leadership roles in various organizations including serving as an executive officer on the Executive Committee of the Latino Caucus for the National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education (NCORE) and various leadership roles in the Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education Association, also known as NASPA. Batista served as the national Vice Chair and Chair for the NASPA Latinx/a/o Knowledge Community, a member of NASPA’s Equity and Inclusion Commission, the 2016 National Conference Leadership and Planning Team, and faculty for the NASPA Dungy Leadership Institute (DLI) and Escaleras Latinx/a/o professional institute, which she co-directed in 2018. She also supported the development of the NASPA Latin American and the Caribbean (NASPA LAC) Division, encompassing 41 countries. Batista has received several honors and has been recognized nationally for her work in Student Affairs, Diversity, Equity and Social Justice. Batista was the recipient of the 2017 NASPA Latinx/a/o Knowledge Community (LKC) Service Award and the 2013 NASPA LKC Administrator of the Year Award. The University of Vermont established the Angela Batista Social Justice Award, awarded to an undergraduate student every year, in 1999.
Episode 4: Preparing to support students during elections, helping them find their voice
Today on SA Voices from the Field we are sharing ways in which campuses are preparing to support students prior to and throughout the election period while allowing them to also find their voice. We are joined by the Chair and Vice-Chair of the Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement Knowledge Community, Amy Koeckes, Associate Director of Student Engagement at the University of Nevada, Reno and Spencer Long, Director of Student Leadership and Civic Engagement at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
We explore the upcoming election as well as how COVID-19 has impacted the processes and activities that they and students have done or typically would be doing in the period leading up to the election and how campuses continue to support students in these different times.
Episode 3: Preparing for the Unexpected with Election 2020
Today on SA Voices we have a different type of episode for you. This episode features a recording of a webinar dialog from our NASPA membership on September 28, 2020. We thought this conversation was critical and decided it was worth sharing with you as part of our podcast series.
The scope of the webinar centered on colleges' and universities' responsibility to prepare students to be active, engaged, and informed participants in our democracy. NASPA has partnered with the non-partisan All In Campus Challenges Higher Education Presidents council to provide a space for growth and sharing.
Episode 2: Leading Student Health in an Era of COVID-19
This season on SA Voices from the Field we will be exploring leadership at all levels of our association and this week we are joined by Dr. Shawnte Elbert Associate Dean of Health and Wellness, Central Washington University and Ashley Hinton-Moncer, Director of Student Wellness at the University of Kentucky, co-chairs of the Wellness and Health Promotion Knowledge Community.
These guests both have worked hard to keep their campuses safe. We have a poignant conversation about what campuses have had to do to keep people safe during the time of COVID-19. Come and learn from these amazing professionals.
Episode 1: Leadership From Aspiring to Seasoned Professional
Welcome to Season 3 of the SA Voices from the Field podcast. This season we will be exploring leadership at all levels of our association and this week we are joined by Dr. Kevin Kruger, President of NASPA as well as two students Victoria Andrade-Fonseca from the NUPF program and Zita Toth Gaddis from the NASPA GAP program.
All three of our guests give unique perspectives on leadership from their vantage points that everyone in student affairs, no matter where they are in their journey will learn from.
Intro: SA Voices From the Field: Season 3 Starts Next Week!
Hello SA Voices From The Field friends! Starting next week on our regular day and time we will be back for Season 3. We are so excited to be sharing Leadership At All Levels this season!
Season 1 and 2
Dismantling Hazing in Greek-Letter Organizations
This week on SA Voices from the Field we are exploring another brand new NASPA book called: Dismantling Hazing in Greek-Letter Organizations with authors Dr. Jason Meriwether, Dr. Elizabeth Allen and Joshua Brown.
COVID-19: Enrollment Management
Today on SA Voices from the Field we are bringing you a continuation of our COVID-19 series with Dr. Ina Agnew, Vice President, Student Services at Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology as we talk about the impact of COVID-19 on Enrollment Management.
Understanding COVID-19 From An #SAPro Who Contracted It
Today on SA Voices from the Field we are bringing you a special interview with Josh Gana, Associate Director for Facilities and Operations and Special Projects for the Department of Housing and Food Services at the University of Washington. Josh shares his story of contracting COVID-19 and allows you an inside look at the reality behind this pandemic and how it can impact people within our profession.
The Contested Campus
This week on SA Voices From the Field we have Brandi Hephner LaBanc, Frank Fernandez and Neal Hutchens, authors of a new NASPA book called, The Contested Campus: Aligning Professional Values, Social Justice, and Free Speech.
Dismantling Systemic Racism in Student Affairs
Today on SA Voices From the Field we have have a cross-over episode with Alexandra Hughes, host of the Association for Student Conduct Administration (ASCA) ASCA Viewpoints podcast as they discuss dismantling systemic racism in Student Affairs. We also share the voices of student affairs professionals for a special segment on the reality of society's impact on our institutions.
COVID-19: LGBTQQIA+ and LatinX
Today on SA Voices From the Field we have Dr. Matthew Jeffries and Dr. Salvador Mena as they talk about how COVID-19 has impacted LGBTQQIA+ and LatinX populations as well as what we can do to better serve these populations.
Beyond the College Transcript with Author Pam Bowers
This week on SA Voices From the Field we talk with Pam Bowers, author of the new NASPA book, Beyond the College Transcript: Innovative Strategies for Assessing and Documenting Student Learning.
COVID-19: Small Colleges & Community Colleges
This week on SA: Voices From the Field we speak with Dr. Reyna Anaya and Dr. Heidi Hoskinson about the impact of COVID-19 on Small Colleges and Community College.
Online & Engaged with Stephanie Budhai
Today on SA: Voices From the Field we are speaking with Dr. Stephanie Budhai, author of the new NASPA publication Online & Engaged: Innovative Student Affairs Practices for Online Learner Success.
Online & Engaged shares best practices, case studies, examples, and strategies for providing authentic student development support for online learners through their college experience. With chapters by student affairs and higher education professionals across a variety of functional areas, this edited collection covers a full range of concepts, student development theory, and programs and services, including: mental health and well-being, career counseling, student engagement, multicultural affairs, academic advising, new student orientation, global learning, student affairs assessment, and Title IX programming.
Dr. Stephanie Budhai shared that her Student Affairs Handbook was her essential Student Affairs Read
COVID-19: Housing and Residence Life
Today on SA: Voices From the Field we are continuing our COVID-19 Crisis Conversations Dialogue. Today’s episode is all about housing and residence life and how those operations in the student affairs profession have been impacted, in particular our students and staff. Today we were joined by Dr. Pamela Schreiber, Assistant Vice President for Student Life and Executive Director of Housing and Food Services at the University of Washington and Kawanna Leggett, Executive Director of Residence Life at Washington University in St. Louis. Both shared their expertise in Housing and Residential Life as well as practical tips that they had to follow at their institutions to support their students and staff.
Dr. Schreiber shared her favorite non-Student Affairs Book as being The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek. Her favorite Student Affairs Read is The Chronicle of Higher Education. If you want to reach out to Dr. Schreiber you can reach out on Twitter at @pschreib or at [email protected].
Join the NASPA Gender & Sexuality Knowledge Community on Friday, June 5 at 2 PM EST for an important community conversation with Dr. Kaity Prieto on the current state of research on bisexual/pansexual/queer identities among today's college students. Dr. Prieto's presentation will include empirical and qualitative research and implications for current practices and policies for the field, particularly post-COVID. Register for free now: bit.ly/GSKCjun5.
The WISA KC will be offering affinity spaces for healing, dialogue, and community. We encourage WISA members to join the spaces they feel called to participate in and that reflect their identities. Members are welcome and encouraged to join more than one space.
The Impact and Implementation of the Release of the Final Title IX Rule
This week on the podcast, we are bringing you up to date information about the changes coming to Title IX, featuring a May 14, NASPA provided a free rapid response webinar with experts in the field on Title IX. This discussion shared a panel of experts, representing a diverse range of perspectives from those whose roles will be most directly impacted by the final rule.
NASPA will offer a new virtual, thirty-four hour personalized Title IX certificate, beginning in late June, in partnership with Peter Lake. The Title IX certificate program is a first-of-its-kind training which includes separate tracks for Title IX Coordinators, Title IX Investigators, and Student Conduct staff. The training will cover the new regulations from the Department of Education, intersections between Title IX, Clery, and VAWA, as well as the relationship between student conduct administrators and Title IX coordinators. Registration details will be available soon.
COVID-19: People of Color and the Pandemic
Today’s episode of SA: Voices From the Field continues our COVID-19 and Crisis Conversation series. Today we talk with two faculty guests that will speak about the disproportionate impact that the pandemic has had on communities of color. We talk with Dr. Charles H. F. Davis III who is an assistant professor of clinical education at the University of Southern California. He is also the former chief strategy officer and director of research at the USC Race and Equity Center. We also talk with Dr. Russell Jeung, chair and professor of Asian American Studies at San Francisco State University. Dr. Jeung is a scholar of race and religion and his most recent book is: Family Sacrifices: The World Views and Ethics of Chinese Americans.
Dr. Jeung's essential Higher Education read is Pedagogy of the Oppressed. He also shared that if you are an Asian American you can share your own experience you can go to stopaapihate.com. There are over 12 languages that you can report discrimination. Dr. Jeung he can be reached at [email protected].
Meeting the Basic Needs of Students During COVID-19
Today on SA Voices From the Field we will be having our first conversation about COVID-19 and the Student Affairs context. We’ll be talking about basic needs like food security, home security, healthcare, student emergency funding and internet. We have two great guests, Dr. Omar Estrada Torres, Dean of Students at Clark Atlanta University, an HBCU in Atlanta, Georgia and Dr. Sean Crossland, Director of the Thayne Center for Service & Learning at Salt Lake Community College.
Disruptive Transformation: Leading Creative and Innovative Teams in Higher Education
Today on SA Voices from the Field we are talking to Dr. Robert Kelly and Colin Stewart, the editors of the book Disruptive Transformation: Leading Creative and Innovative Teams in Higher Education which is now available from the NASPA bookstore and on Amazon. The authors of this new book share how disruptive transformation can be seen on campuses today and how, in this changing world we are in, we can see and become stronger leaders from this as well.
If you want to reach out to these editors, Dr. Kelly shared that he can be reached at [email protected] , and Colin Stewart mentioned you can reach him at [email protected] or through Instagram or Twitter
A Transition - Meeting the New Host of SA: Voices From the Field
This week on SA Voices from the field you will meet Dr. Jill Creighton, the new host of SA Voices from the Field. Dr. Creighton is Associate Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students and Deputy Title IX Coordinator at Washington State University. Today you will get to know Dr. Creighton as well as learn more about the impact of the COVID-19 Coronavirus on her campus and what they are doing to support all of their students.
SA: Voices From the Field Special Announcement
Hello, this is Chris Lewis, producer of Student Affairs voices from the field. This is a quick episode today with a little announcement that with the NASPA conference happening March 29 to April 1, the student affairs voices from the field podcast is going to be taking a short break to prepare for the conference. We look forward to seeing and meeting you at the conference. And we'll be back to our regularly scheduled episodes in April. Thanks so much for being a loyal Student Affairs voices from the field podcast listener. We truly truly appreciate it and look forward to having you back again soon.
My Soul Looks and Wonders How I Got Over
This week on SA Voices from the field you will meet Dr Lori White, Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs, Washington University, St. Louis and Past NASPA Board President as she talks with host Corliss Bennett about My Soul Looks and Wonders How I Got Over from the NASPA book: Transformational Encounters: Shaping Diverse College and University Leaders
Resilience: The Key to Thriving
This week on SA Voices from the field you will meet Dr Michael Jackson, Emeritus Vice President for Student Affairs University of Southern California as he talks with host Corliss Bennett about Resilience: The Key to Thriving.
From NUFP Mentee to Higher Education Thought Leader
This week on SA Voices from the field you will meet Dr. Lori Davis of The Ohio State University as she talks with host Corliss Bennett about the Role of a Department Chair: My Path from Student Affairs to Academic Affairs.
Student Movements Shape Higher Education
This week on SA Voices from the field you will meet Dr Felicia McGinty, Executive Vice Chancellor of Rutger University in New Jersey as she talks with host Corliss Bennett about Student Movements Shape Higher Education.
Role of a Department Chair: My Path from Student Affairs to Academic Affairs
This week on SA Voices from the field you will meet Dr. Lori Davis of The Ohio State University as she talks with host Corliss Bennett about the Role of a Department Chair: My Path from Student Affairs to Academic Affairs .
Parenting as a Woman of Color Throughout an Entire Career
This week on SA Voices from the field you will meet Dr. Raquel Torres-Retana of the Pasadena City College, Dean, Rosemead Satellite Campus as she talks with host Corliss Bennett about Parenting as a Woman of Color Throughout an entire Career.
Growing Pathways to Senior Leadership for Women of Color
This week on SA Voices from the Field, meet Dr. Shauna Sobers of the University of Texas, Austin as she talks with host Corliss Bennett about Growing Pathways to Senior Leadership for Women of Color.
Professionalism or Socialized White Supremacy
This week on SA Voices from the Field, meet LaTecia Yarbrough, Coordinator for Residential Education for both Rachel Carson and Oakes Colleges for the University of California, Santa Cruz and Ricky Urgo, University of Michigan Hall Director as they talk with host Corliss Bennett about Professionalism or Socialized White Supremacy.
Professional Socialization: Getting Involved in NASPA
This week on SA Voices from the Field, meet Dr. Christopher Lewis as he talks with host Corliss Bennett about the importance of involvement in professional associations like NASPA. They talk about different ways to get involved and the importance of this in one's professional journey.
The Student Affairs State of Affairs With Dr. Kyle Ashlee
This week on SA Voices from the field you will meet Dr. Kyle Ashlee, as we talk about The Student Affairs State of Affairs. The concepts shared today come from a researched blog article. He began researching for the post in August by putting a call out to the student affairs facebook page and his network of colleagues asking folks to share the top three issues on their mind as they entered the 2019 academic year. The responses he got were overwhelming and the trends were undeniable. After compiling the responses and analyzing them, he came up with the top 10 issues on the minds of student affairs professionals. From there, he went on to make connections between those issues and the larger influence of neoliberalism on higher education. Finally, he shared some insights about what professionals can do to promote their own wellness, the well-being of their students, and their institutions. All of these issues are shared in today's great episode.
The Ecology of Magic: Designing Campus Environments
This week on SA Voices from the field you will meet Alan Acosta, Associate Dean of Students at Florida State University as he talks with host Corliss Bennett about The Ecology of Magic: Designing Campus Environments. In this conversation they talk about hos colleges and universities today must look at how they can create intentional environments to bring out the magic on each college campus and make the college experience one that our students will never forget!
The Rapid Rise of ESports
This week on SA Voices from the field you will meet Dr. Brent Marsh, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Dean of Students at The University of Mississippi. Today he and host Corliss Bennett dive deep into looking at The Rapid Rise of ESports on college campuses today. So whether your campus already is doing something with ESports or not, this is an episode you will not want to miss as no matter what, this impacts many of the students on your campus!
NASPA & Public Policy and how Public Policy Impacts You as a Student Affairs Professional
This week on SA Voices from the field you will meet Teri Lyn Hinds, Director of Policy Research & Advocacy as we talk about NASPA & Public Policy and some of the hottest topics in public policy that are impacting higher education today.
Best Practices in Student Veteran Transition to Higher Education
This week on SA Voices from the field you will meet Beth Morgan, R.J. Jenkins and David Keefe from Columbia University. They share information on the Center for Veteran Transition and Integration and student veteran transition to higher education. On top of this they also share how campuses are serving the needs of student veterans and some of the obstacles student veterans face in higher education.
Influencer Marketing in Student Affairs
This week on SA Voices from the field you will meet Megan Rolfs, Director of Marketing and Communication at Illinois State University as we talk about Influencer Marketing in Student Affairs.
The Inner Landscape of Senior Leaders - Preparing to Lead Campus Healing
This week on SA Voices from the field you will meet Dr. Larry Roper, professor in the School of Language, Culture and Society at Oregon State University, where he also serves as coordinator of the college student services administration master’s program and coordinator of the social justice minor as we talk about The Inner Landscape of Senior Leaders - Preparing to Lead Campus Healing.
Managing Change as a SA Professional with David Zamojski #SAPro
This week on SA Voices from the field you will meet Dr. David Zamojski, Assistant Dean of Students, Boston University as we talk about Managing Change as a SA Professional and the example of merging Wheelock College with Boston University.
Creating a Culture of Risk Mitigation #SAPro
This week on SA Voices from the field you will meet Dr. Kathy Collins, Vice President for Student Affairs, University of Rhode Island as we talk about Creating a culture of risk mitigation and it's implications to Student Affairs Professionals.
Student Affairs Job Search and Working With Online Students
This week on SA Voices from the field you will meet Dr. Dave Eng of JobHakr as we talk about the Student Affairs Job Search and Working With Online Students.
Protecting Your International Students
This week on SA Voices from the field you will meet Dr. Grant Azdell, Vice President for Student affairs and Dean of Students at Randolph-Macon College as we talk about Protecting Your International Students.
Embracing Change in Student Affairs
This week on SA Voices from the field you will meet Dr. Felicia Patterson, Vice President for Learner Support Services at Anne Arundel Community College in Maryland. as we talk about Embracing Change in Student Affairs.