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Latest Posts

  • NASPA perspective on pending tax bills and PROSPER Act


    We are disheartened and disappointed that Congress is moving major legislation to floor votes without adequate time for thorough review and analysis. When legislation reforming both our tax code and the landscape of postsecondary education in our country is rushed, not only are Congressional members prevented from thoroughly reviewing legislation before being required to vote on it, but associations representing the interests of citizens and students are kept from contributing the voices of their members.

    Posted on December 11, 2017 at 05:00 PM
  • Notes & Coffee: December 4 - 10


    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.

    Posted on December 10, 2017 at 11:23 AM By Maya Ward-Fineman, Marketing Specialist
  • Challenges and Lessons from the Dungy Leadership Institute


    Heather C. Lou shares the challenges and lessons learned at the Dungy Leadership Institute from the perspective of a queer, disabled, Asian, Multiracial womxn of color working professionally in student affairs.

    Posted on December 4, 2017 at 11:42 AM By Heather C. Lou, Office for Equity and Diversity, University of Minnesota
  • Notes & Coffee: November 27 - December 3


    Catch up on this week’s trending student affairs and higher ed news, including: Senate passes tax bill with major implications for higher ed; GOP begins rewrite of federal aid laws; Net Neutrality rollback concerns colleges; A call to reform undergraduate education; Is DeVos devaluing degrees?

    Posted on December 3, 2017 at 11:48 AM By Maya Ward-Fineman, Marketing Specialist
  • #GivingTuesday – Your Gift’s Impact on Student Affairs


    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.

    Posted on November 28, 2017 at 11:16 AM