In June, the Department of Education issued a statement that contradicts recently passed bills and some in the pipeline by clarifying that transgender students are protected under Title IX.
The Government Affairs Committee continues to track the bills targeting transgender sport participation as they make their way through the legislative process. How is your campus affected by these bills? Take the survey today!
Join us for the May Community Connections session, which will take place on Tuesday, May 18 at 9:00am PT. Please note that you must register for this session no later than Thursday, May 13.
The Government Affairs Committee continues to keep members informed on legislation that may affect operations; explore the latest movement of legislation as it relates to, primarily, transgender women in sport.
April’s Community Connection will focus on cultivating professional relationships. The session will take place on Tuesday, April 20 at 9:00am PT. Participants must register for this session no later than Thursday, April 15.
Beginning March 16, NIRSA will be launching a monthly “Community Connections” hour where those attending will break out into small groups for engaging conversations focused on a selected theme or topic.
The policy agenda is based on principles NIRSA supports and pertains to policies promoting and advancing success for both students and the higher education practitioners who support them as well as their communities.
It’s important that we keep up to date with all the happenings in our states, as well as federally, so we can help our staff and students traverse all the information that pertains to them.
I had the privilege of being a part of this year’s NASPA Hill Days. This experience is a hands-on opportunity to lobby for issues that affect the student affairs profession and higher education more broadly.
As we grow into our second year of the newly-reimagined Government Affairs Committee, some may be wondering how government affairs connects to campus recreation. You may even ask yourself, “Who cares?” Well, you should.