The National Academic Advising Association evolved from the first National Conference on Academic Advising in 1977 and was chartered in 1979. The following resources provide more details about the history of NACADA as an organization.
History of NACADA:
The National Academic Advising Association: A Brief Narrative History by J. D. Beatty, NACADA Journal, 2009
Advising is Advising: Toward Defining the Practice and Scholarship of Academic Advising, by Janet Schulenberg and Marie Lindhorst, via NACADA Journal, 2008
The Professionalization of Academic Advising: Where Are We In 2010?, by Leigh Shaffer, Jacqueline Zalewski and John Leveille, via NACADA Journal, 2010
Training Future Academic Advisors: One Model of a Pre-Service Approach, via Virginia Gordon, NACADA Journal, 1982
New Advisor Surveys:
History of Programs/Resources Within NACADA:
Key Figures in NACADA's Development:
Index of Topics
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