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​Crisis, Inflection Point, or Both?

Some of our colleagues have stopped accessing the news because they say it is far too stressful and depressing. On the one hand, this kind of reaction is understandable when considering educators are generally optimists. 636 more words

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Changing our Minds in these Changing Times

As trite as it may be, I think Student Affairs can identify all-too-well with the idea that “there is no rest for the weary.” After a brief exhale marking the end of the academic year, we must take a deep breath and once again begin the work of taking stock, reflecting, and planning. 782 more words

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Post-Election Student Affairs

Joy, dismay, fear, elation, security, vulnerability, anger, betrayal, despair, hope. The results of the 2016 presidential election elicited a wide spectrum of reactions from both colleagues and students. 1,422 more words

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Supporting student activism as strategic pedagogy

As we begin the school year across the nation, I wanted to revisit some of my notes from a call with a reporter from The Chronicle of Higher Education… 619 more words

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