A quote from John C. Hitt, UCF President, 'I tell our LGBTQ students, staff, faculty, and alumni this: You are not alone.  Your university stands with you.'

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For the past 20 years About Campus has brought student learning to the forefront of higher education and student affairs. To ensure the longevity of this unique publication, an extraordinary group of people came together and built About Campus around the tenets of excellent scholarship, strength in community, and sharing practice for educators everywhere. Twenty years later, we aspire to continue this tradition. About Campus is a Member Benefit! Become a Member of ACPA and you will receive "About Campus" six times a year!  

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MaryLu K. McEwen 2017 Dissertation of the Year Award Nominations Now Being Accepted

The purpose of this award is to recognize a completed dissertation that demonstrates scholarly excellence and makes a substantial contribution to knowledge in the general field of student affairs/student services. It may be in any scholarly tradition or methodology and focus on any topic in the field. Eligible dissertations must have met all requirements of the applicant's institution and have...
Supreme Court

United States Supreme Court Upholds Affirmative Action

REPRINT: Release from Hurt, Norton & Associates The Supreme Court ruled Thursday in a 4-3 decision that it is lawful for the University of Texas at Austin to consider race when determining student admissions. The case centered on Abigail Fisher, a white woman who was denied admission to the school in 2008. Fisher argues that the school’s use of race in the college admissions process is...
Leadership in Higher Education

House Committee Approves Five Bills in Move Toward Reauthorizing the Higher Education Act

REPRINT from ACPA Partner: ACE (American Council on Education) ​The House Education and the Workforce Committee this morning voted to approve five higher education measures focused on improving the financial aid process, enhancing consumer information and strengthening federal programs that support the work of minority-serving institutions such as Historically Black Colleges and Universities (...

Impact of the Orlando Massacre: Human Engineered Terrorism, Students & Campus Communities

Orlando 2016 Shooting

By Cynthia H. Love, Ed.D. …studies revealed that the effects from acts of (human engineered) terrorism on mental health affected a higher percentage of people (than that recorded for natural or accidental disasters and that the effects were more enduring than the negative psychological outcomes reported in previous studies for natural or accidental disaster…from 18 months to three years. [1] We...

ACPA Responds to Tragedy in Orlando, Florida

When we refuse to do what we are supposed to do at the right time, the consequence is that of pain and tragedy. Sunday Adelaja ACPA members grieve the tragic loss of life and injuries of more than 100 people in Orlando, Florida. We extend our deepest sympathy to the families of all who were lost and injured, to their families and friends. Once again, hatred fueled violence and an assault rifle...