American College Personnel Association (ACPA) - headquartered in Washington, D.C. at the National Center for Higher Education, is the leading comprehensive student affairs association that advances student affairs and engages students for a lifetime of learning and discovery.
AAC&U is the leading national association dedicated to advancing the vitality and public standing of liberal education by making quality and equity the foundations for excellence in undergraduate education in service to democracy.
A survey of Cornell University students indicated that many feel isolated and are dissatisfied with their interactions with faculty and with other students. This paper looks at current best practices at Cornell in order to make the first-year experience more enjoyable for Cornell students.
The National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition serves as the trusted expert, internationally recognized leader, and clearinghouse for scholarship, policy, and best practice for all post-secondary student transitions.
The National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition hosts hosts six listservs designed to bring together a broad cross-section of faculty, academic administrators to discuss college transitions, their impact on student success, and interventions designed to maximize student success.