We’ve moved! Find the latest Research and Policy Institute updates on the NASPA blog!
Starting in late April, 2019, the NASPA Research and Policy Institute blog has been merged into the NASPA blog! Check us out there: http://www.naspa.org/about/blog
One Semester In – Reflections on a VPSA Transition
Peter Konwerski, vice president for student life at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, began serving as the VPSA at RPI in January. In this blog, he reflects on his transition into the position and shares some insights about how to navigate deftly the challenges inherent in starting a new role.
When Your Compass Points You to the Wilderness
Barbara LoMonaco, vice president for student affairs at Salve Regina University, contemplates what it means to truly belong and the courage, vulnerability, and high price that belonging often requires.
Vice Presidents for Student Affairs Guide to #NASPA19
Get ready for L.A.! This program guide highlights everything for vice presidents for student affairs (and the equivalent) during the 2019 NASPA Annual Conference including information about the VPSA Lounge and VPSA-exclusive offerings, programs and events.
Teaching Students to Vote? Challenging Assumptions Through Intentional Practice
As colleges and universities across the United States seek to improve the educational opportunities for students that foster a long-term campus climate for positive political learning, we see emergent innovations and promising practices. By developing informed voters by teaching voting basics, information literacy, history and the current state of voting rights, we believe that educators can build a system that benefits our democracy.
Mike Brody, vice president for student services and Title IX coordinator at Reed College, muses on the polarization on our campuses and in society and reminds us of the important roles that student affairs educators and leaders play in helping our communities to bridge the gaps.