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.
The turn into a new decade coincides with what is roughly the midpoint of our current Strategic Plan. Celebrate the many accomplishments to date and get excited about opportunities on the horizon.
As we close a chapter on one decade and turn the page to begin another, it feels like a good moment to reflect on where we—as an association of members—have been and where we’re aiming to go.
NIRSA is excited to announce four additional associations have signed on to the Health and Wellbeing in Higher Education: A Commitment to Student Success, which is now in its fourth edition.
NIRSA’s Government Affairs Committee allows us as an association to figure out how to best continue fulfilling our mission, living up to our values, and providing the opportunities to recreate that we do.
The latest policy and legislative issues are shaping our campus communities and impacting how our members operate each day.
NIRSA, NASPA, and ACHA are jointly supporting research that focuses on wellbeing and student success. The application is now open and will close January 3. Submit your proposal today!
In today’s heightened political environment, policy changes are made quickly and with little communication from policy decision makers. It's critical to the success of higher education and NIRSA to be proactive regarding these policies.
"Staying informed on current local, state, and federal legislation is extremely important for all NIRSA members," explains Andrew Chadick, Senior Associate Director of Programming and Assessment for University of Texas at San Antonio Campus Recreation.
In continuing to advocate for the needs of members and our strategic values, NIRSA recently signed on to two bills related to mental health in higher education.