Tag Archives: NACADA

Videoconference slides & recording

On Friday, 31 January 2014 at 10 a.m. PST, I hosted a free one-hour webinar on academic advising.  The session addressed three main topics:  fundamental advising concepts, academic advising research and resources from NACADA.  The slides are available via Google Drive here; you do not need a Google log-in to access the slides.  Additionally, I …

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NACADA’s strategic goals (1 of 8)

For the next few months, our commission blog posts will focus on NACADA’s newly adopted strategic goals.  Like strategic plans in many other organizations, NACADA’s plan is designed to guide the Association in the coming years; in other words, it provides direction for critically important decisions like resource allocation, evaluation & assessment and programs & …

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Are you stressed?

Perhaps you read the recent article at Forbes.com on the most and least stressful jobs of 2013; it received some attention in academics because the author, Susan Adams, asserted that university professors have the least stressful job. (If you haven’t yet read the article, I encourage you to check it out: The Least Stressful Jobs …

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Involvement opportunities

Greetings, colleagues. . . I was delighted to meet many of you at the recent NACADA conference in Nashville; I hope all of you enjoyed the conference as much as I did.  I found many of the sessions really informative and interesting. I wanted to call your attention to a couple opportunities for involvement in …

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Welcome!

Welcome to the blog for the National Academic Advising Association’s Faculty Advising commission.  NACADA is a professional association dedicated to the improvement of academic advising throughout higher education.  The Faculty Advising commission is one of several such groups within NACADA.  We welcome any NACADA member with an interest in faculty advising, regardless of position title, …

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