Research Roundtable: Dr. Ryan Wells

Coalition for (Dis)Ability
15 November 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Research Roundtable: Dr. Ryan Wells Join the Coalition for (Dis)Ability in our first Research Roundtable, as we invite Dr. Ryan Wells to discuss current topics and important research regarding disability, ability, and higher education. Dr. Wells currently is an Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Policy, Research, and Administration at University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Dr. Wells investigates questions of college access, equity, and success for underrepresented and/or under-researched groups. Recent research includes the ways that socioeconomic status, disability, and...

Get it Together, Damn It!: Racism in Student Affairs Supervision

Commission for Administrative Leadership
9 November 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Supervision is everywhere in our field, yet we rarely talk about how to supervise effectively and the role our social identities play in supervision. Join me for this engaging webinar about the roles of race and racism in supervision. I will share results of my dissertation research that explores the experiences of professionals of color supervised by White people. You’ll leave with tangible ways to be a more inclusive, socially just supervisor and consider how racial identity affects supervision. Presented by Jessica Gunzburger, Ph.D. Coordinator of Residential Life, University of Minnesota-...
Professional Development Opportunities

2017 Institute for Chief Academic and Chief Student Affairs Officers

4 November 2017 (All day) to 7 November 2017 (All day)
Preparing All Students for Civic Participation November 4- 7, 2017 San Antonio, TX Hosted by the Council for Independent Colleges in cooperation with ACPA-College Student Educators International and NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education. About the Institute Chief academic and chief student affairs officers are contending with major changes in their core responsibilities. In today’s higher education environment, both senior officers must sustain strong cooperation as they lead teams of colleagues who champion student learning and development as well as institutional...
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Annual Update: Hot Topics in Higher Education Law and Policy

2 November 2017 - 2:00pm
Location: ONLINE Time: 2:00 pm (ET, GMT-4) These are dynamic times in higher education law, policy, and social justice. Compliance issues in higher education have changed our landscape—from free speech issues to Title IX to immigration law and policy to violence on campus, etc. The dynamics of legal change push us even more to consider the social justice implications of our work. What new law and policy directives might we see at the federal and state levels? What is “Compliance University” and how will it continue to develop? Professor Peter Lake will discuss these important topics and...
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ACPA Compliance U Four Corners of Title IX Training - Intermediate

20 October 2017 - 9:00am to 22 October 2017 - 1:00pm
Location: Wyndham Disney Springs Resort Compliance U Four Corners of Title IX Training 20-22 October 2017 Orlando, Florida, United States Compliance U Four Corners of Title IX Training (TIX 201) is a live 2.5 day module providing intermediate (and some advanced) level instruction in the Title IX pathways. Pre-work will be completed in a hybrid format. The course is a prerequisite for all Title IX pathways including the mastery certificate. Completion of Compliance 101, TIX 101 and TIX 201 will result in the awarding of an intermediate certificate. Advanced Certificates will require the...
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2017 Residential Curriculum Institute (RCI)

Residential Curriculum Institute
15 October 2017 (All day) to 18 October 2017 (All day)
Norman, Oklahoma, USA Sponsored by ACPA Commissions for Housing & Residential Life and Assessment & Evaluation and 2017 RCI Campus Host: University of Oklahoma Conference Overview The 11 th annual Residential Curriculum Institute (RCI) co-sponsored by ACPA’s Commission for Housing & Residential Life and Assessment & Evaluation will challenge you to rethink the practices and grounding philosophies of your residential experience. A residential curriculum provides an alternate approach to traditional programming models that focuses on student learning outside of the classroom. A...

Webinar: The Future of Higher Education: a panel discussion about the next 5-10 years

Commission for Administrative Leadership
4 October 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Join the Commission on Administrative Leadership in a conversation about the potential future of Higher Education (5-15 years in the future). Topics will include: changes in federal/state laws/policy; institutional budgets; aging infrastructure (buildings) and the challenge in upkeep; enrollment numbers; and increased student debt/dependence on loans. Panelists include: Roger "Mitch" Nasser Jr, PhD / Assistant Professor; Higher Education Program Chair, Educational Leadership Lindenwood University Julie Payne-Kirchmeier, PhD, CASP Associate Vice President and Chief of Staff Northwestern...
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Program Design School

12 September 2017 - 9:00am to 13 September 2017 - 4:00pm
Location: National Center for Higher Education, Washington, DC The Leadership and Training Studio is pleased to announce a fall session of Program Design School . This two-day event in Washington, D.C. will help you write like a pro, develop curriculum with more speed and give you a process to design innovative programs. It's time to join the Program Design School if you: Struggle writing creative curriculum year after year. Need to write quickly or move past writer’s block. Are trying to rehash another “values-based" course or bring life to an existing course. Need a specific plan and clear...

Transformative Residential Curricula: Lessons Learned Over 10 Years

Commission for Housing and Residential Life
7 September 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Increased attendance at ACPA's annual Residential Curriculum Institute over the past 10 years is just one indicator that residence life programs across the country are making a shift to curricular approaches to residential education. Bold ideas on student learning and development in the residential setting are driving transformational practices worthy of reflection. This session is intended to cultivate a dynamic learning environment that features lessons learned from implementation of the residential curriculum, experience on a myriad of campuses, and original research. Presenters: Hilary...

Good Housekeeping: Housing Experiences Matter to LGBTQ College Student Success

Commission for Housing and Residential Life
12 July 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
On-campus housing benefits all college students, right? What about students who have to navigate coming out to their roommate? Or students who experience isolation or microaggressions on their floor as the only "out" community member? Longitudinal data from the National Study of LGBTQ Student Success, coupled with authentic practitioner reflection, give workshop participants an opportunity to engage in a case study and identify ways to (re)consider housing at their home institutions. Presenters: Amanda L. Mollet, University of Iowa; Jodi Linley, University of Iowa; Molly Elizalde, University...