Academic Advising Today is the quarterly electronic publication (e-zine) of NACADA: The Global Community for Academic Advising.  It exists to provide a venue for sharing of advising experiences and discussion of ideas related to the theory and practice of academic advising in higher education.

All content is selected to support the association's strategic goals:

  • Expand and communicate the scholarship of academic advising
  • Provide professional development opportunities that are responsive to the needs of advisors and advising administrators
  • Promote the role of effective academic advising in student success to college and university decision makers
  • Create an inclusive environment within the Association that promotes diversity
  • Develop and sustain effective Association leadership
  • Engage in ongoing assessment of all facets of the Association
  • Pursue innovative technology tools and resources to support the Association

Academic Advising Today Staff

Editorial Team:

Leigh Cunningham, Managing Editor
Regan Baker, Copy Editor
Charlie Nutt, NACADA Executive Director
Jennifer Joslin, NACADA Associate Director for Content Development


Holly Martin, University of Notre Dame (2012-2017)
Alexander Kunkle, Western Oregon University (2015-2017)
Sean Wernert, University of Notre Dame (2015-2017)
Rebecca Hapes, Texas A&M University (2015-2017)
Zack Underwood, University of North Carolina Wilmington (2015-2017)
Melissa Johnson, (general and research) University of Florida (2015-2017)
Karen Archambault, Rowan College at Burlington County (2012-2018)
Kathy McCleaf, Mary Baldwin College (2012-2018)
Erin Justyna, Texas Tech University (2014-2018)
Olga Salinas, Boise State University (2014-2018)
Rebecca Daly Cofer, Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (2014-2018)
Donna Menke, University of Memphis (2016-2018)
Jen Plante, Clark University (2016-2018)
Tyna Adams (research), The University of Alabama at Birmingham
Wendy Troxel (research), Illinois State University 
Susan Campbell (research) Northeastern University
Kristan Venegas (research) University of Southern California



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For questions or feedback, please contact Managing Editor Leigh Cunningham.


Academic Advising Today, a NACADA member benefit, is published four times annually by NACADA: The Global Community for Academic Advising. NACADA holds exclusive copyright for all Academic Advising Today articles and features. For complete copyright and fair use information, including terms for reproducing material and permissions requests, see Publication Guidelines.