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John Wesley Lowery, professor and department chair of Student Affairs in Higher Education, presented several times at the 2024 NASPA Conference in Seattle last week. NASPA is the largest student affairs professional organization in the world, and the annual conference was attended by 6,000 student affairs professionals, faculty, and students.

Lowery presented a full-day preconference workshop, “A Higher Education Case Law and Legislative Update,” with W. Scott Lewis and Erin Agidius of TNG. He also presented “Community Colleges and NASPA: From Exclusion to Intentional Emphasis” with Maggie de la Teja, Eddie Martinez, and Richard Monroe, who have each chaired NASPA’s Community Colleges Division.

Lowery also serves as NASPA historian and chairs the History Advisory Board. For more information on his presentations, please email him at