Task Force on the Future of Student Affairs, 2010

Supporting the Profession Professional Standards Division
January 1, 2010

Student Affairs has always been situated within the needs and demands of society. In this vein, NASPA and ACPA jointly sponsored a task force to examine the current and foreseeable societal trends that would have an influence on the profession. The document created by this task force outlines the implications of the following areas: globalization; increased demand for higher education; gaps in educational attainment and achievement; expanding technologies; economic fluctuations and higher education. To review these implications, how they intertwine with the learning from the past, and suggestions for the future of the field, please download the report.