Curricular development is a complex process that involves planning and organizational change. It is a process that takes year, not months. Each institution, or within each division or department, there may be unique contextual factors that may influence the development timeline of a curricular implementation. Although it is difficult to develop a timeline that is institution agnostic, many individuals embarking on this approach have asked for something to guide them. Below you will find a sample timeline to provide you with a general map of how this process may look. This is… Read More
Last Fall, ACPA released an EXCELLENT website that walks through a history of student affairs and college student educator practice as told through the seminal publications of the Association. If you haven’t had a chance to take a look, I encourage you to scroll through them. In many cases you can click to see their full text. In addition to this excellent contribution to our history, the timeline also displays some of the most DELICIOUSLY RETRO publication covers from our past. We’ve come a long way. Here are a few of my favorites (with commentary).
Click to Expand I tried to capture some of the major publications in student affairs history as well as important moments in the growth of ACPA and NASPA. Think I should add something? Let me know in the comments below. UPDATE: Great feedback from everyone on the timeline. I’m thinking of creating an “Equitable Timeline of Student Affairs History” as an additional post. Given the space constraints of the design, my original focused more squarely on publication and major ACPA/NASPA events. I struggled with how to present a more inclusive history here. If… Read More