News & Announcements
ACPA and Campus Pride Partnership On White Paper
Shane Windmeyer, Keith Humphrey, and Danielle Barker jointly authored, "An Institutional Responsibility: Tracking Retention & Academic Success of Out LGBT Students," to affirm both organizations' commitment to continual advocacy on inclusion and access. Read more.
ACPA Bylaws Affirm Globalization As An Association Value
ACPA members overwhelming voted to change the language in the association's bylaws to reflect the growing internationalization of higher education. Key words like "tertiary" education (higher education in U.S.) and "student services" (in addition to student affairs) were added or replaced. Currently, ACPA members come from 21 different countries, and the leadership wants to be more inclusive and reflective of our growing membership from outside the U.S.
Search Open For The ACPA Executive Director Position
ACPA is seeking a highly committed, innovative and collaborative leader who will guide the organization at this time of tremendous opportunity. Reporting to the Governing Board, the new Executive Director will have an exciting opportunity to bring a bold and creative perspective to an association that aspires to set the standard for success, excellence, and integrity among student affairs organizations. Read more.
ACPA Supports Ending Native American Imagery As Sports Team Brand
ACPA passed a resolution to support eliminating the use of Native American mascots, logos, symbols and personalities by colleges, universities, and other sports-affiliated organizations. The purpose of this resolution affirms ACPA’s core values and supports healthier campus climates for all students, specifically Native American students. Read more.
Opportunity To Host 2014 Residential Curriculum Institute (RCI)
The Residential Curriculum Institute (RCI), co-sponsored by ACPA’s Commissions for Housing & Residential Life and Assessment & Evaluation, challenges participants to rethink the practices and grounding philosophies of their residential program. ACPA is currently seeking an institution to serve as a host for the 2014 RCI. Selection of the 2014 host institution will be made by the ACPA International Office with input from the Commission for Housing and Residential Life and the Commission for Assessment and Evaluation. Please submit your application by May 8, 2013.
ACPA Updates Strategic Plan
As we prepare for the 90th Anniversary of our association (2014), we look to the future with focus and commitment to enhance the association in six key strategic areas of development. Career Development, Professional Development, Leadership in Higher Education, Social Justice, Research & Scholarship, and Association Performance and Excellence. Read more.
Code of Ethics Consortium Committee
Nine student affairs associations have agreed to participate in The Code of Ethics Consortium Committee to discuss and review current ethic statements with the desire to determine if it is possible to produce a unifying Code of Ethics for the profession. Read more.
ACPA Innovation Grant Applications Are Now Available!
ACPA is pleased to announce the availability of grant funding to promote INNOVATION within our association through the exploration of new, novel approaches to our current practices. Innovation Grant Applications are now available online.
In addition, ACPA is excited to announce the newly selected members of the inaugural Innovation Grants Team responsible for reviewing grant submissions and serving as innovation liaisons to grant recipients. View the team here.