American College Personnel Association (ACPA) - headquartered in Washington, D.C. at the National Center for Higher Education, is the leading comprehensive student affairs association that advances student affairs and engages students for a lifetime of learning and discovery.

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Statement from the Commission for Student Conduct and Legal Issues

Black Lives Matter Blog

Consistent with the ACPA’s stated values within the Strategic Imperative for Racial Justice and Decolonization, the Commission for Student Conduct and Legal Issues (CSCLI) would like to encourage association members to think critically about the processes of reporting people for violations of the Code of Student Conduct or Honor Code on the various campuses we serve. While this is not based on...

When Addressing Anti-Racism—Not Just What, But How by Sherry K. Watt & MCI Team Consortium

Black Lives Matter Blog

When Addressing Anti - Racism — Not Just What, But How: Introducing The Theory of Being​ “No matter where the oppressed are found, the act of love is commitment to their cause—the cause of liberation. And this commitment, because it is loving, is dialogical. As an act of bravery, love cannot be sentimental; as an act of freedom, it must not serve a pretext for manipulation. It must generate other...

Fall 2020 International Student Statement

ACPA-College Student Educators International expresses our complete and strongest opposition to the recent statement of intent by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) that international students pursuing degrees in the United States on F-1 or M-1 visas must leave the country if their college or university offers online-only classes in the next academic term.

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Leading with a Racial & Social Justice Lens Institute for Senior Level Campus Leaders™

Sunday, 13 June 2021 (All day) to Wednesday, 16 June 2021 (All day)
Increased activism, student demands for more inclusive environments and systemic structures of oppression require 21stcentury university Senior Student Affairs Officers to be more emotionally intelligent and responsive to emergent campus issues. The times demand courageous leaders. Join other senior leaders engaged in this important work to build your capacity so that you can comfortably engage racial justice and decolonization, confident in your knowing and competent in your engagement, and ready to continue leading your campus, staff, and students through these challenging times.