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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
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
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
Vaccaro, Annemarie; McCoy, Brian; Champagne, Delight; Siegel, Michael – NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, 2013
"Decisions Matter" is an innovative guide designed to help novice student affairs professionals develop effective decision-making skills. Written by seasoned student affairs educators and practitioners, this book contains a systematic method for solving a wide range of complex problems. In this exceptional instructional tool, the authors…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Guidelines, Case Studies, Higher Education
NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, 2010
This report presents an overview of a proposed consolidated, comprehensive student affairs association (called "New Association" in this report). The purpose of this report is to provide the memberships of ACPA and NASPA with a rationale, and proposed, organization, professional development, and governance structure based upon which the members…
Descriptors: Student Personnel Services, Professional Associations, Governance, Values
Harper, Ruth; Wilson, Nona L. – NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, 2010
Helping skills are an essential component of today's student affairs practice. On a day-to-day basis, it is student affairs professionals who often work directly with students in need of mental health support and monitoring. "More Than Listening: A Casebook for Using Counseling Skills in Student Affairs Work" is written for those student affairs…
Descriptors: Counseling, Student Personnel Services, Mental Health, Student Development
Hemphill, Brian O., Ed.; LaBanc, Brandi Hephner, Ed. – NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, 2010
Recent campus crises have highlighted that campus administrators will be judged by three things: What the campus was doing before the crisis, its immediate response during the crisis, and the follow-up after the crisis. Born out of the call by Virginia Tech's Zenobia Hikes for urgent action to stem the tide of societal violence, and the NASPA…
Descriptors: Student Personnel Services, Emergency Programs, Violence, Crisis Management
NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, 2006
Learning Reconsidered 2: Implementing a Campus- Wide Focus on the Student Experience is a blueprint for action. It shows how to create the dialogue, tools, and materials necessary to put into practice the recommendations in Learning Reconsidered. This companion book brings together new authors, discipline-specific examples, and models for applying…
Descriptors: Student Experience
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