Islam globally attests 1.8 billion members. On college campuses in the United States, Muslim Student Associations have more than doubled since 9/11, as now more than 400 local chapters exist. And yet, Islamaphobia…
Catch up on this week’s trending student affairs and higher ed news including black-white disparity in student loan debt; how the internet wrecked college admissions; customer service in a higher education context; middle ground on campus speech; Obama’s higher ed legacy; and balancing work and life while working at a community college.
Catch up on this week’s trending student affairs and higher ed news including Black and Latino students being excluded from various top public schools; a new student fee at UMD to support sexual assault victims; why engaging first gen students in higher education matters; and ways to get involved by volunteering at NASPA.
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Catch up on this week’s trending student affairs and higher ed news including surprising stats on food insecurity; a victory for student speech rights; online education’s expansion to the global market; colleges lavishing more financial aid on wealthy students; a reflection on the kick off weekend for NASPA’s SERVE Academy.
This past weekend, I returned from the orientation weekend for the 15 members of the inaugural Supporting, Expanding, and Recruiting Volunteer Excellence (SERVE) academy cohort. These individuals hail from a broad spectrum of institutions, bring a diverse leadership perspective, and have engaged with NASPA in a variety of ways throughout their careers in higher education.