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NASPA Centers the Stories of Diverse Student Affairs Professionals

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

SEATTLE-- Prominent student affairs practitioners of color shared powerful stories of leading in higher education amid major challenges, including the recent COVID pandemic and ongoing attacks to diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives. As such, Shivers said, it's important that student affairs professionals practice self-care.

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Parnell Named President of NASPA — Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Amelia Parnell, vice president for research and policy at NASPA — Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education was named the organization’s president. Parnell begins her term July 1, succeeding Dr. Kevin Kruger, who has held the post since 2012.

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Diverse Recognizes Most Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs at ACPA Conference

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

The winners of this year's Most Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs gathered at the American College Personnel Association (ACPA) conference in Chicago to accept an award jointly presented by ACPA and Diverse. Student Affairs staff and students from Elon University, one of this year's honorees.

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Student Affairs Professionals Gather to Discuss Future of the Profession

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

With the goal of infusing scholarship into practice, thousands of student affairs practitioners from colleges and universities across the nation gathered in Boston to strategize about the future of the profession. My first NASPA conference was focused on the lack of current research on minority student retention.

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Temple University VP for Student Affairs Dr. Theresa A. Powell Dies

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Powell, Temple University’s Vice President for Student Affairs, has died unexpectedly on Jan. She was passionate about student success and kept them at the forefront of her work for decades. She will be missed and her legacy will guide Temple and the Division of Student Affairs long into the future." Dr. Theresa A.

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The Missed Opportunity: Student Affairs and Human Resources Collaboration to [Re]engage College Communities

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Jonelle Knox When I reviewed the question posed to me about [re]engaging the college community, I started thinking about a missed opportunity that many colleges and university leaders are not taking advantage of; the collaboration of student affairs and human resources to create [re]engagement activities.

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Dr. D’Andra Mull Appointed Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs at University of Colorado Boulder

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

D’Andra Mull will become vice chancellor for student affairs at University of Colorado Boulder, effective Jun. Mull previously was vice president for student life at the University of Florida and held leadership roles at The Ohio State University before that. In this role, she will report to the provost.