ACPA Position Statements
The ACPA International Office and Governing Board have worked together to construct position statements on areas within the political and social climate that impact higher education. These statements will serve as reference materials for those interested in understanding more about where ACPA stands on certain issues and current events.
We invite you to click on the links below to learn more about ACPA’s position on each topic. ACPA will continue to review, edit, and add to this list over time. If you have suggestions or feedback, please email us at [email protected].
Read Our Statements
- Access to Health Services on Campus
- Affirmative Action
- Affirming Access & Accessibility
- Affordability and Accessibility
- Budgeting, Allocations, and Tax Regulations In Higher Education
- Campus Safety
- Development of Student Leaders and the Student Development Profession
- Disabilities and Higher Education
- Electoral Participation of College Students
- Freedom of Religion
- Freedom of Speech
- Funding & Finance
- Guns on Campus
- Higher Education Act Reauthorization
- Immigrant & International Students
- Mental Health
- Opioid/Drug Addiction on the College Campus
- Physical Activity
- Sexual & Gender Identity
- Social Justice
- Title IX and Sexual Harassment and Assault on the College Campus
- Violence Against Women Act
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ACPA College Student Educators International is disappointed in and frustrated by the U.S. Supreme Court’s 6-3 decision in Biden v. Nebraska related to the current administration’s plan for student loan forgiveness. The plan would have forgiven up to $10,000 in...
ACPA College Student Educators International vehemently opposes the U.S. Supreme Court 6-3 ruling in Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. v. President and Fellows of Harvard College, and Students for Fair Admissions, Inc., v. University of North Carolina. As an...
ACPA - College Student Educators International expresses our profound sadness and alarm on the ongoing threats to the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) within U.S. Higher Education. ACPA is committed to this work and to reinforcing the importance of...
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At ACPA College Student Educators-International, we believe in the influence and value of higher education in society. Over the last decade until just last year, state support for higher education was in decline. State funding decreased from $91.6 billion in 2006 to...