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Dr. Tom Jackson, Jr., will be Inaugurated as the Tenth President of Black Hills State University

The faculty, staff, students, and alumni of Black Hills State University invite community members to join the celebration of the inauguration of Dr. Tom Jackson, Jr., Saturday, Nov. 15 at 1 p.m. in the Donald E. Young Sports and Fitness Center on the BHSU campus. Jackson is the tenth president of BHSU. Dr. Jack Warner, executive director and CEO of the South Dakota Board of Regents said the...
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Reflections on the Second Global Summit on Student Affairs and Services

The following is a reflection by Ted Carroll, ACPA's Team Lead for Career & Global TREKS, who attended the Second Global Summit on Student Affairs and Services in Rome, Italy. Last month, I had the great fortune of representing ACPA at the Second Global Summit on Student Affairs and Services in Rome, Italy. It was a terrific opportunity to meet colleagues from around the world, and Rome was a...
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Deb Liddell Named Editor of Journal of College Student Development

Dr. Debora Liddell, Associate Professor and Department Executive Officer, at The University of Iowa has been named Editor of the Journal of College Student Development. Dr. Liddell will succeed Dr. John Braxton, Vanderbilt University, in July 2015. Dr. Liddell has a long and successful record of scholarship and leadership in higher education. Her research interests include college students, moral...
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U.S. Department of Education Releases Resources to Keep Schools Healthy

As you are likely aware, the United States has been experiencing a nationwide outbreak of enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) associated with severe respiratory illness that has been especially harmful to children. At the same time, you and your communities may also have questions about the Ebola virus. To address both public health concerns, the U.S. Department of Education and our federal health partners...
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U.S. Department of Education Announces Final Rules to Help Colleges Keep Campuses Safe

The Obama Administration today announced publication of the final rule implementing changes made to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act) by the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 (VAWA). That law and the new rule strengthen the Clery Act to more effectively address, and ultimately reduce, sexual violence on college...