Do You Know Your Numbers?
How much do you know about your institutions 'data profile'? With an increasing amount of assessment and decision-making in higher education using federal data sets, it is a good idea for student affairs practitioners to familiarize themselves with these important sources of information. Go ahead, take a look, the numbers won't hurt - we promise.
Senate Health Education Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee Hearing Spotlights HEA
Shared responsibility with shared gain? The Senate HELP Committee kicks-off HEA reauthorization season with a full committee hearing focused on government responsibility and accreditor oversight.
5 Things Student Affairs Professionals Can Do to Institutionalize Civic Engagement
A newly released NASPA 5 Things Issue Brief asserts that student affairs professionals generally—and chief student affairs officers (CSAOs) especially—can play a pivotal role in the important civic purpose of advancing our democracy through the preparation of citizens.
Measuring the Success of Student Veterans and Active Duty Military
In partnership with InsideTrack, NASPA’s RPI conducted a survey of NASPA institutional members asking a range of questions relating to institution-wide efforts to support active duty and veteran students. Designed to gauge efforts underway for tracking educational progress and outcomes for student soldiers and veterans, results summarize the approaches institutions are taking to data collection and student supports, and reflects opinions about what is working and what remains opaque in terms of effective practice.
NASPA Joins National Conversation on Mental Health
NASPA is answering President Obama’s call to launch a national conversation to increase the understanding and awareness about mental health by forming a partnership with the American Council on Education (ACE) and the American Psychological Association (APA) to produce a new report reviewing current trends in college student mental health and highlighting promising practices that contribute to student well-being.