Celebrate Canada Day at NIRSA 2017

At the 2017 NIRSA Annual Conference & Campus Rec and Wellness Expo, which is happening in National Harbor, MD from February 21–24, we’ll have our largest contingent of Canadian attendees ever as we celebrate the

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February 14, 2017|Categories: canada, championship series notes, conference, Membership, networking, NIRSA, nirsa 2017, regions|

Canada is now a distinct part of NIRSA’s regional structure

Earlier this week, the NIRSA Board of Directors took the final step required by the Association’s Regional Composition Policy—which was approved by member vote in recent elections—and with the passing of a Board resolution they

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February 10, 2017|Categories: bylaws, canada, Membership, networking, NIRSA, regions|

NIRSA bylaws amended by member vote in NIRSA’s 2017 elections

With widespread approval—over 93%— NIRSA professional members passed the proposed amendments to the NIRSA Bylaws. With 30% of eligible voters participating, NIRSA’s 2017 elections successfully came to a close on January 30.
The approved amendments to

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February 2, 2017|Categories: bylaws, canada, Elections, global perspective, leadership, Membership, NIRSA, regions, Uncategorized|

NIRSA Board’s Midyear meetings and the WCCRC Conference were huge successes

Recently, the NIRSA Board of Directors gathered at the University of Victoria in British Columbia for their midyear meetings. The Board gathers for these meetings each year at or near a different member institution in

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November 3, 2016|Categories: board of directors, bylaws, canada, leadership, Membership, NIRSA, volunteer|

Proposed NIRSA Bylaws changes will make the Association more nimble

The NIRSA Board of Directors
Like many professional associations, NIRSA uses a regional structure to facilitate engagement among members and potential members at a local, geographically convenient level. Throughout NIRSA’s history, the regional structures have been

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Announcing the NIRSA Canadian Region Task Force

By Leah Hall-Dorothy, Ph.D., Director of Recreational Sports at Oregon State University
This spring, the NIRSA Board of Directors appointed eight volunteer members to serve with a member of the NIRSA Headquarters team on the newly-constituted

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July 26, 2016|Categories: canada, leadership, Membership, networking, NIRSA, regions|