About Campus - Enriching the Student Learning Experience

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About Campus is a bimonthly publication for those who want to examine thoughtfully the issues, policies, and practices that influence the learning experiences of college students. About Campus speaks to a broad higher-education audience including administrators, faculty, staff, and policy makers.  The articles published in About Campus share important discoveries and insights into what makes a campus environment an effective place for students to learn and what can be done to better support student success and thriving on our individual and collective campuses. About Campus is also a Member Benefit!  Become a Member of ACPA and you will receive "About Campus" six times a year! Learn about Individual Membership here! >>

ACPA Video Feature

September 2015 Release: Assessment Driven by Purpose

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No Guns

ACPA Statement on Mass Murder

All violence is the result of people tricking themselves into believing that their pain derives from other people and that consequently those people deserve to be punished. ~Marshall B. Rosenberg, Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life 1 October 2015 - On this date, 26-year old Christopher Harper Mercer entered the “gun free zone” of Umpqua Community College and murdered nine people,...
US Capitol

Updates from Washington - September 2015

Federal Budget News - Shutdown averted Con­gress has aver­ted a mid­night shut­down, as the House on Wed­nes­day af­ter­noon fol­lowed the Sen­ate’s ex­ample by eas­ily passing a tem­por­ary spend­ing bill fund­ing the gov­ern­ment through Decem­ber 11. The stop­gap meas­ure passed the Sen­ate 78 to 20 and then cleared the House on a 277-151 vote, des­pite the op­pos­i­tion of dozens of con­ser­...
From Remediation to Graduation

From Remediation to Graduation

Directions for Research and Policy Practice in Developmental Education. The White Paper centers an important debate about the future of developmental education. The publication will be a great resource for campuses when discussing policy and practice implications of Developmental Education. Download the Resource Here!
HuffPost Education Blog

Dr. Cindi Love HuffPost Blog: When the Ivory Tower Tilts

For the last 40 years, I've lived with one foot in the Ivory Tower and one chasing profits in corporate America. The Academy and business worlds used to feel like very different and distinctly unique places and experiences. Lately, not so much. This shift worries me. While the Academy is certainly a business that has to be managed properly, it was never designed to produce dollars over productive...

Our Deepest Sympathy

It is with sympathy and remembrance that the ACPA community provides notice of the death of the mother of our President, Gavin Henning. The obituary for Judy A. Henning reads as follows: Judy A. Henning (June 27, 1945 - September 20, 2015) Saginaw, Michigan Beloved wife, mother and grandmother passed away on Sunday, September 20, 2015 at Luther Manor. Age 70 years. The daughter of the late Walter...