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ACPA - College Student Educators International Partnership Announces Where Respect Happens Campaign for Campuses

May 24, 2017 09:30 ET | Source: ACPA—College Student Educators International ( VIEW THE OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE HERE!) Washington D.C., May 24, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Student Affairs in Higher Education Consortium (SAHEC) announces the launch of an international campaign, Where Respect Happens, for professionals, students and community members on or connected to college and university...
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ACPA Joins Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities in Letter re:DACA to Homeland Security

The following text is of a letter sent on behalf of many Higher Education associations and organizations to John F. Kelly, Secretary, U.S.. Department of Homeland Security. The letter addresses concerns regarding the DACA (Deferred Action for childhood Arrivals) program. ACPA is a signer in support of this message seeking justice for our students. May 12, 2017 The Honorable John F. Kelly...
Protesting in Texas

Into the Belly of the Beast

Dear Friends, As a fourth generation Texan, I never imagined a day like today--when my home state would cruelly legislate the rounding up of my neighbors, friends and family members like cattle. Yet, that day has arrived. On 9 May 2017, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) issued a 'travel alert' informing anyone planning to travel to Texas in the near future to anticipate the possible...

In the U.S. Legislature: Democrats push for LGBT rights bill with over 200 cosponsors

The bill being considered: Amends the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to include sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity among the prohibited categories of discrimination or segregation in places of public accommodation. Authorizes the Department of Justice (DOJ) to bring a civil action if it receives a complaint from an individual who claims discrimination based on sex, sexual orientation or...
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Remembering Dr. Robert H. Shaffer

Dr. Shaffer pictured at middle with family during his birthday celebration. Courtesy of Indiana University. Dear Colleagues, It is with deep sorrow that we share with you news of the death of Robert H. Shaffer, Ph.D. Dr. Shaffer advanced the Student Affairs profession in immeasurable ways. A pioneer for student equality, Dr. Shaffer innovated a new structure of student affairs based on functional...