NIRSA affirms its support of inclusive environments for transgender individuals

In late October the New York Times reported that the Department of Health and Human Services indicated their intent to adopt an explicit, binary definition of gender. The New York Times article’s authors suggest: “The

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NIRSA to support research on rec professionals’ engagement with social justice

After extensive and careful consideration, the  NIRSA Foundation and the NIRSA Research and Assessment Committee are excited to announce that Erin Patchett, Associate Director, Administration at the Colorado State University-Fort Collins has been awarded one

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NIRSA to support research on the impact of LGBTQ diversity training on attitudes and competencies

After extensive and careful consideration, the  NIRSA Foundation and the NIRSA Research and Assessment Committee are excited to announce that Austin Anderson, PhD., Associate Professor of Kinesiology and Sport at the University of Southern Indiana

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Announcing the opening and closing keynote speakers for NIRSA 2019

The 2019 NIRSA Annual Conference Committee is excited to announce that Timothy Shriver, Ph.D. will be the 2019 NIRSA Annual Conference & Campus Rec and Wellness Expo opening keynote speaker and Ash Beckham will be the

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Meet the four student officials taking the field at the 2018 USA Games

This July more than 4,000 Special Olympics athletes and coaches from all 50 states and the District of Columbia will gather in Seattle to compete in 14 individual and team sports before tens of thousands

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Don’t miss NIRSA’s Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Commission’s Town Hall

During this year’s annual NIRSA conference, the Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) Commission invites you to join us Wednesday, March 7 at 11:00 am at our Town Hall session to learn more about how you

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Be a part of NIRSA’s work to advance equity, diversity, and inclusion

As part of its ongoing efforts to provide resources to NIRSA members, the Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) Commission developed the “Resources to promote social justice on campus” series last year. Topics have ranged across

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Resources to promote social justice on campus–unpacking privilege

On behalf of NIRSA’s Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Commission, I invite you to take some time this week to review the resources below. Whether you choose to integrate them into an upcoming staff training or

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Resources to promote social justice on campus–the weeks ahead

On behalf of NIRSA’s Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Commission, I invite you to take some time this week to review the resources below for information about how to navigate being inclusive, respectful, and mindful during

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