NASPA Region IV-West is one of the most diverse and expansive regions in all of NASPA. We pride ourselves in our multifaceted voices and welcoming culture. We focus primarily on our members leading the organization and the development of our members. Be a part of what makes IV-W special!
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
With Arts as Civic Engagement is in its pilot year, we have our plan – our blueprints. We are, in addition, learning as we are building the program. Like anything new and exciting, we change and tweak as we continue. In this pilot year, we may sometimes be “building the plane as we fly.” I believe that we are soaring.
The NASPA Graduate Associate Program (GAP) is an opportunity for graduate students to expand leadership skills while learning about and supporting higher ed’s premiere student affairs member association.
The NASPA Region IV-W Conference Committee invites you to join us in FARGO, ND as a presenter! This year’s conference theme is "Forward Thinking and Forward Leading". The 2019 Region IV-West Conference will allow us time to come together to think about – AND CREATE - the future of our profession
The month of May is Mental Health Awareness month, and this year marks the 70th year it has been observed. This month is observed in an effort to raise awareness about the importance of mental health, and to stop the stigma that is often associated with it.
As a professional who supports student leadership programs and student leadership development on my campus I know there are so many considerations to make when it comes to this work. Students who are in leadership capacities, as well as students who are just beginning to enter into the possibilities of leadership development do not likely come to us as fully developed leaders.