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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Read Our Statements
- Access to Health Services on Campus
- Affirmative Action
- 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
- 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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