Committed to high moral principles exhibiting authentic, honest, just, and ethical behavior.
Continuously seeking improvement through new and creative approaches.
Seeking ways to ensure access, voice, acknowledgement, opportunity, and participation at all levels.
Supporting research and scholarship to add to the knowledge base of the profession and ensure that data informs practice.
Vision, Mission, and Strategic Plan
Fulfilling the promise of higher education.
As the leading voice of student affairs, NASPA drives innovation and evidence-based, student-centered practice throughout higher education, nationally and globally.
Our Strategic Plan
The 2019-2024 NASPA Strategic Plan includes four areas of focus:
- Advocacy for Student Success
- Equity, Inclusion, and Social Justice
- Research and Scholarship
- Professional Developement and Engagement.
Learn more about how NASPA is leaning into the next 100 years.
Our Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity
NASPA affirms the importance and centrality of the values of equity, inclusion, and social justice to student affairs professionals, both in their daily lives and in their work on behalf of and with students and other constituents. NASPA believes that equity, inclusion, and social justice require continual pursuits to ensure that members from all identities, backgrounds, abilities, and belief systems have access, voice, acknowledgement, and opportunities to participate at all levels within the Association and the profession. Additionally, NASPA strives to ensure that our membership, leadership, scholarship, and programming are reflective of these values, and through our standards of professional practice, we hold our members and the Association accountable to these principles in our work on behalf of the profession.
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