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2014 July 31 - 02:41 am

38th Annual Conference On Academic Advising

Oct. 8-11 | Minneapolis

Students’ academic, personal, and career success has never been as important in higher education as it is today. Student persistence to completion has become a component of strategic planning goals at institutions across the globe. Research continues to demonstrate that student success initiatives must have institution-wide support with collaboration across all units of a college campus.

Academic advising is the linchpin for successful collaborative initiatives at our institutions. It is the students’ academic advising experience that connects them to the resources and services they need and teaches them skills and strategies for persistence to graduation. Throughout students’ experiences on college campuses, regardless of institutional type, mission, or size, their academic advising experiences and the one-on-one relationships students build with academic advisors ensure their success.

NACADA provides members with a multitude of free resources and information via the NACADA Clearinghouse. In addition, NACADA members receive significant discounts for numerous publications, webcasts, the annual conference each fall, ten regional conferences in the spring, and a series of institutes and seminars. NACADA resources and events are invaluable to colleges striving to improve the persistence of their students!

NACADA promotes and supports quality academic advising at two-year colleges that enhances the educational development of students.

NACADA provides a forum for discussion, debate, and the exchange of ideas pertaining to academic advising through numerous activities and publications. NACADA also serves as an advocate for effective academic advising by providing a consulting and speaker service, an awards program, and funding for research related to academic advising.

NACADA evolved from the first National Conference on Academic Advising in 1977 and has more than 11,000 members representing 50 states, Puerto Rico, Canada and 27 other international countries. Members represent higher education institutions across the spectrum of Carnegie classifications and include professional advisors/counselors, faculty, administrators and students whose responsibilities include academic advising.

For more information about NACADA visit www.nacada.ksu.edu.

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