Student affairs / student services

Could college messaging app Islands be the new Yik Yak?

Islands app gains traction as it expands base of colleges. Its founder says he learned from the controversial (and defunct) Yik Yak, but the new app gives users ability to post anonymously -- a trait many believe was at the root of why Yik Yak caused so many problems on campuses.

Maryland law requires colleges to educate on dangers of opioids

New Maryland law raises question: Can prevention and education programs be effective measures for stemming the opioid crisis?

ADL says to expect more white supremacist leaflets on campuses


After nearly 200 incidents of white supremacist propaganda on college campuses last year, Anti-Defamation League warns that one group is ramping up its activities.

When Obama-era guidelines are rescinded, many requirements for campus handling of sex assault will remain

Education secretary’s speech on Title IX implied she could end many policies suggested by Obama administration. But many policies on campus sexual assault investigations are enshrined in law.

Beverly Daniel Tatum discusses new version of 'Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?'

Beverly Daniel Tatum discusses revised 20th-anniversary edition of Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?

New report ranks colleges by due process protections

New report from FIRE says many colleges’ disciplinary systems deny students due process.

Students drive from North Carolina to Texas to aid those stranded by Harvey

Students from Western Carolina University’s Bass Fishing Club drove nearly 900 miles, boats in tow, to rescue Texans stranded by Harvey’s floodwaters.

New Stanford study suggests freshmen can pick friends based on needs

A new Stanford study suggests first-year students can judge who will help them have fun and who can be a shoulder to cry on.

Society for College and University Planning 2018 Annual Conference

Sat, 07/14/2018 to Tue, 07/17/2018


Nashville Music City Center
Nashville , Tennessee 37203
United States

Occidental College shifts new student orientation based on Charlottesville

Occidental College has reworked its program to include questions about the protests.


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