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Brown University

Brown University invites applications and nominations for the position of Director of Counseling and Psychological Services, the mental health component of Brown Health Services. This excellent opportunity requires a collaborative, experienced and skilled psychologist to provide clinical

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Brown University

Brown University invites applications and nominations for the position of Clinical Director of Health Services. The Clinical Director provides clinical leadership and oversight of professional practice and quality improvement in the University’s Health Services, an AAAHC-accredited health center

Review Opportunity

Florida Atlantic University

Florida Atlantic University (FAU) invites applications and nominations from experienced, patient-centered, and innovative healthcare professionals for the position of Director of Student Health Services. This is an outstanding opportunity to shape the future of a strong student health program

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Westminster College

Westminster College—a distinguished, private liberal-arts college in Salt Lake City, Utah—invites applications and nominations for the position of Vice President of Enrollment. The next leader of enrollment will have the opportunity to inspire, transform, and create a strong future

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Richard Keeling

Eric Engstrom

Kyle Hutchison

Jan Walbert

Gage Paine

Gordon Winsor

Jennifer Dickson

Angela Harris

Eric Narburgh

Matthew Trainum

Andrew Morse

Lisa DeStephanis

Daniel Miller

Hazel Scott

Anna DiStefano

James Conneely

Margaret Spear

Janet Smith Dickerson

Bruce Douglas

Joe Centrella

Brendon Stevens

Alex Emmanuele

Cooper D. Airedale

#KAedchat – The Changing World in Student Affairs

In Part II of a series exploring the current state of Student Affairs in Higher Education, Dr. Gage Paine will call upon colleagues to help shape a perspective on the Read More

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#KAedchat – The Changing Focus and Priorities of Student Affairs Administrators

During the past five years, most Student Affairs administrators have witnessed a shift in their focus, priorities, and roles on campus. Concerns about students’ mental health and safety, racial tension and related protests, incidents of bias and insensitivity, legal and regulatory requirements and compliance

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Investigating policy and practice of campus carry

“August 1st of this year marked the day that the concealed campus carry law went into effect in Texas. Aside from many ethical and implementation issues surrounding the legality of students, staff, and faculty carrying guns on campus, there are plenty of questions about

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#KAedchat – Design Thinking a Better Student Experience

Let’s talk about ways to think differently about the complex problems we face every day on our campuses. Suppose we started with a goal — what we would like to Read More

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