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Treadwell, Katie L.; O'Grady, Marijo Russell – NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, 2019
"Crisis, Compassion, and Resiliency in Student Affairs" focuses on the personal lived experiences of student affairs professionals who frequently encounter crisis situations and disasters on college and university campuses. The book explores how to apply triage practices--doing what matters most in the moment during a crisis event--to…
Descriptors: Student Personnel Services, Crisis Management, Altruism, Resilience (Psychology)
Gonzalez, Anna K., Ed.; Ching, Doris M., Ed.; White, Lori S., Ed.; Kelly, Robert D., Ed. – NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, 2018
A diverse faculty and staff reflects an important measure of success for higher education institutions. Recent gains in diversifying higher education have become more evident, as growing numbers of individuals from racialized minority communities have assumed senior executive leadership positions, from vice presidents for student affairs to…
Descriptors: Diversity (Faculty), Higher Education, College Faculty, Administrator Characteristics
Morse, Andrew Q. – NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, 2018
Following numerous high-profile incidents involving provocative speakers and organizations on college and university campuses, student affairs leaders are revisiting free speech policies and practices to ensure alignment with the First Amendment. Student affairs educators are also exercising care and precaution to maintain the integrity of their…
Descriptors: Freedom of Speech, Constitutional Law, Inclusion, Educational Policy
Wesley, Alexa – NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, 2018
Nearly half of students enrolled in colleges and universities today are adult learners, who often must balance their education with other family or work-related priorities. However, institutional policies and practices continue to be largely developed based on the needs of traditional students. Drawing on national research findings, widely cited…
Descriptors: Student Personnel Workers, Adult Students, Nontraditional Students, Student Needs
Batista, Angela E., Ed.; Collado, Shirley M., Ed.; Perez, David, II, Ed. – NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, 2018
The Latinx/a/o population is the largest and fastest-growing ethnic group in the United States, yet higher education attainment for this community is among the lowest. "Latinx/a/os in Higher Education: Exploring Identity, Pathways, and Success" addresses topics relevant to the experience of Latinx/a/o students and professionals and…
Descriptors: College Students, Hispanic American Students, Self Concept, Academic Achievement
Holzweiss, Peggy C., Ed.; Parrott, Kelli Peck, Ed. – NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, 2017
"Careers in Student Affairs" provides a comprehensive look at being a higher education administrator. Integrating perspectives from both research and practical application, this reader-friendly book addresses contemporary issues in the higher education environment that are not typically covered in the graduate curriculum but that…
Descriptors: Student Personnel Services, Student Personnel Workers, Career Guidance, Holistic Approach
Hernández, Ignacio; Hernández, Susana; de la Teja, Magdalena H. – NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, 2017
This brief discusses five strategies to support the success of Latinx/a/o students in community colleges. It is designed for student affairs educators--including staff, faculty, and administrators--to guide their approach for serving the needs of this population. The brief may also serve as a resource for professionals at baccalaureate-granting…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Student Personnel Workers
Peck, Adam, Ed. – NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, 2017
"Engagement and Employability" examines the central role student affairs plays in helping students gain and articulate career skills through cocurricular experiences. It focuses on the top skills employers seek when hiring recent college graduates. This comprehensive publication provides a discussion and numerous examples of how to…
Descriptors: Student Personnel Services, Employment Potential, Job Skills, College Students
Ali, Diana – NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, 2017
The term "safe space" has become part of recent controversy surrounding a larger debate regarding freedom of expression on college campuses. An exploration of the term's use, however, shows that it has been appropriated by the media and campus administrators without a clear understanding of the nuanced context from which it has been…
Descriptors: Intellectual Freedom, Student Personnel Services, Higher Education, College Environment
Morse, Andrew; Sisneros, Lauren; Perez, Zeke; Sponsler, Brian A. – NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, 2016
"Guns on Campus: The Architecture and Momentum of State Policy Action" offers a detailed summary of state legislative action and higher education system policy decisions that have occurred in two specific categories: (1) States that have permitted or are seeking to permit guns on campus; and (2) States that have prohibited or are seeking…
Descriptors: Weapons, Gun Control, Educational Policy, Public Policy
Morse, Andrew Q.; Asimou, Holly M. – NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, 2016
The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Final Overtime Rule has substantially increased the salary threshold for exemption from overtime pay. The effect of the Final Rule will be felt by colleges and universities nationwide; many employees will now be eligible for overtime pay unless their salaries are brought in line with the new $47,476 minimum…
Descriptors: Labor Legislation, Federal Legislation, Working Hours, Salaries
Morse, Andrew; Sponsler, Brian A.; Fulton, Mary – NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, 2015
NASPA--Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education and Education Commission of the States (ECS) have partnered to address legislative developments and offer considerations for leaders in higher education and policy on two top-level safety issues facing the higher education community: campus sexual violence and guns on campus. The first in a…
Descriptors: Student Personnel Services, Higher Education, School Safety, Violence
Carry, Ainsley, Ed. – NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, 2014
Transitions are a critical time for executives at all types of higher education institutions. Some vice presidents for student affairs sail through the transition period, while others stumble because they could not navigate the complexity of the new role. Vice presidents who appropriately match their leadership and management style to the new…
Descriptors: Student Personnel Services, Higher Education, Administrator Role, Leadership Styles
Culp, Marguerite McGann, Ed.; Dungy, Gwendolyn Jordan, Ed. – NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, 2014
More than a third of all undergraduate students are 25 or older, and their presence on college and university campuses is growing. However, institutions of higher learning are struggling to meet the needs of, and improve persistence and completion rates for, this significant student population. "Increasing Adult Learner Persistence and…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Adult Students, Nontraditional Students, Undergraduate Students
Vance, Mary Lee, Ed.; Lipsitz, Neal E., Ed.; Parks, Kaela, Ed. – NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, 2014
"Beyond the Americans with Disabilities Act" is a primer and quick reference guide for higher education professionals who work with students with disabilities, both apparent and hidden. Written for administrators, faculty, and staff, the book provides transferable information that is applicable to any campus. Since the Americans with…
Descriptors: Civil Rights Legislation, Federal Legislation, Disabilities, Higher Education
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