2016 ACPA Governance Elections

The ACPA-College Student Educators International Leader Nomination and Election process provides a defining moment in the development of our Association. It is an opportunity to ensure that people with the necessary competencies are leading ACPA and providing governance that will fulfill the objectives of the Association. It is also an opportunity for new leaders to contribute to long lasting...

Bylaws

ACPA Bylaws - With Revisions (Formed under the District of Columbia Nonprofit Corporation Act) PREAMBLE The rationale for the existence of the American College Personnel Association ("Association") in the field of higher or tertiary education is based on the following premises: The wide diversity of functions of student affairs and student services in advancing the needs of post- secondary...

Corporate Social Responsibility

ACPA will actively pursue relationships such as corporate partnerships, sponsorship of association activities, and other business affiliations with corporations whose products, policies and practices align with the core values of the association; including but not limited to respect for human dignity, sustainable practices, and inclusion. ACPA will not consciously enter into relationships with...

Equity and Inclusion Statement

ACPA – College Student Educators International actively promotes and recognizes principles of fairness, equity, and social justice in relation to, and across, intersections of race, age, color, disability, faith, religion, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, social class, economic class, ethnicity, gender identity, gender expression, and all other identities...

Ethics

Statement of Ethical Principles and Standards Approved by the ACPA Executive Committee in March, 2006 PREAMBLE ACPA - College Student Educators International is an association whose members are dedicated to enhancing the worth, dignity, potential, and uniqueness of each individual within post-secondary educational institutions and, thus, to the service of society. ACPA members are committed to...

Professional Competencies

2014-2015 Joint Task Force On Professional Competencies Go to the Professional Competencies publication page to download a copy along with other resources . We want to thank the following members of our association for serving on the joint task force on professional competency. NASPA Co-Chair Dr. Berenecea Johnson Eanes Vice President for Student Affairs California State University-Fullerton ACPA...

Public Policy

ACPA, the Association of College Unions International (ACUI), the American Society of Judicial Affairs (ASJA), and the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) have formed the Consortium on Government Relations for Student Affairs (CGRSA). The consortium will enable member associations to collectively accomplish several public policy tasks. Carol Holladay, a partner...

Standards for Demographic Questions

ACPA has received feedback via the 2012 Membership Survey, the ACPA 2013 Convention Evaluation and the ACPA Equity & Inclusion Advisory Board that some members experience the individual membership form, convention registration forms and survey/assessment questions as marginalizing. We have received concerns that the individual membership form asks members to self-disclosure personal details...

Strategic Goals

The ACPA Governing Board began the strategic planning process in Spring 2011. At this time, it was clear that the membership of ACPA expected a renewed focus on our "place" in higher education and our "niche" in student affairs for the future. The initial strategic process began in Spring 2011 and continued throughout the summer leadership meetings, assembly meetings/town hall meetings, retreats...