Missouri State University

NACADA Influence

According to the website of the National Academic Advising Association (2005), the mission of the organization is

  • Champion the educational role of academic advisors to enhance student learning and development in a diverse world
  • Affirm the role of academic advising in student success and persistence, thereby supporting institutional mission and vitality
  • Anticipate the academic advising needs of twenty-first century students, advisors and institutions
  • Advance the body of knowledge on academic advising
  • Foster the talents and contributions of all members and promote the involvement of diverse population

NACADA's Statement of Core Values offers advisors a framework to help students accomplish the best possible educational experience. This document can be found at: http://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Clearinghouse/AdvisingIssues/Core-Values.htm

The following is the vision statement of the National Academic Advising Association which guides their strategic goals and mission:  NACADA is the leader within the global education community for the theory, delivery, application and advancement of academic advising to enhance student learning and development (2008).

According to the website of the National Academic Advising Association (2005), the mission of the organization is

  • Address the academic advising needs of higher education
  • Advance the body of knowledge on academic advising
  • Champion the educational role of academic advisors to enhance student learning and development
  • Educate university and college decision makers about the role of quality academic advising in higher education

NACADA's Statement of Core Values offers advisors a framework to help students accomplish the best possible educational experience. This document can be found at: http://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Clearinghouse/AdvisingIssues/Core-Values.htm