On November 15, the National Coalition for Promoting Physical Activity (NCPPA), of which NIRSA is a Board member, hosted a Congressional briefing for a standing-room-only crowd. The crowd consisted of representatives of nearly 50 Senate
The Concussion Advisory Council has been providing NIRSA members with a number of case studies showing how different institutions have implemented concussion management protocols—and there are more to come! It has also offered a few
In mid-November, the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released the second edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, which were last updated 10 years ago.
The Physical Activity Guidelines provide evidence-based guidance
With the second edition release of the Health and Wellbeing in Higher Education: A Commitment to Student Success was released this past September one of its calls to action centered on research frameworks. This call
NIRSA strives to monitor and track policy and legislative issues with the potential to impact our members and/or the campus communities they serve. These issues are wide ranging and may pertain to higher education, employment
Title IX has long been a piece of legislation important to the campus recreation profession. NIRSA recognizes how it has positively impacted the opportunity for all people to equally participate in sports and recreation, regardless
A version of this article first appeared in “Feasibility and Efficacy on the Implementation of a Concussion Management Protocol for Club Sport Participants in a University Setting,” chapter three of Concussion in Athletics: Assessment, Management
On November 16, the Department of Education released its proposed Title IX rule aimed at amending the regulations implementing Title IX, specifically as related to how colleges and universities respond to reports of sexual misconduct.
The NIRSA Government Affairs Committee has been reconstituted from the former NIRSA Policy and Legislation Committee; the committee was evolved to better meet the needs of the Association. The Government Affairs Committee will continue to
The NIRSA Concussion Advisory Council has been working to develop a series of concussion-focused resources, including case studies to give our campus recreation colleagues from across North America some insight into various approaches to implementing