Protecting free speech on campus: State legislation
NASPA Director of Policy Research & Advocacy Teri Lyn Hinds summarizes recent state legislation intended to reaffirm Constitutional rights regarding freedom of speech on college campuses, including possible implications for student affairs professionals.
International Students: Executive order “travel ban” status, possible future policies
In this blog post, NASPA analyst Diana Ali, provides a summary on the recent "travel ban" executive order and insight into future policies that may affect international students.
Culture of Respect CORE Blueprint Program: Findings From a National Study
This report is the result of a yearlong, 14-institution pilot program designed to build campus stakeholders’ capacity to strengthen their institution's efforts to response to and prevent sexual violence. The study found that as a cohort, participating colleges and universities accomplished a wide array of programmatic and policy changes. Progress was particularly impressive in enhancing support services for survivors and providing training for campus employees. These results suggest that the CORE Blueprint Program Program is a model for addressing campus sexual violence that can be effective for diverse institutions of higher education across the nation.
Congress Introduces the ASPIRE Act in Efforts to Close the Completion Gap
This post discusses the introduction and potential impact of the Access, Success, and Persistence in Reshaping Education (ASPIRE) Act of 2016.
Culture of Respect Offers Higher Education a Tool for Weighing Sexual Violence Prevention Options
Culture of Respect, a NASPA projected committed to ending campus sexual violence, has launched an update of its Prevention Programming Matrix. This easy-to-use tool provides a one-page overview of over 30 sexual violence prevention and awareness programs that are designed for undergraduate students.