At its annual conference, Oct. 20–23, 2019, the NACADA: The Global Community for Academic Advising (NACADA) welcomed Karen Hauschild, director of the College of Charleston’s Academic Advising and Planning Center, as its Mid-South Region 3 chair. Hauschild will serve in this position until October 2021.
NACADA was chartered as a nonprofit organization in 1979 to promote quality academic advising and professional development of its membership to ensure the educational development of students. Since that beginning, NACADA has grown to over 14,000 members consisting of faculty members, professional advisors, administrators, counselors and others in academic and student affairs concerned with the intellectual, personal and vocational needs of students. In addition, NACADA is the representative and advocate of academic advising and those providing that service to higher education. Most of all, NACADA provides a network and professional identity for the thousands of faculty, full-time advisors and administrators whose responsibilities include academic advising.