Mission and Purpose

MISSION
The mission of the Association is to support and provide for professional development for academic advisors throughout the State of Kansas, establish a communication network among institutions of higher education regarding the development of the academic advising profession, establish a liaison to and relationships with other professional organizations and groups and support the goals and programs of the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA). In addition, the Association supports and promotes the CAS Standards and Core Values as outlined by NACADA.
In addition, the Association supports and promotes the CAS Standards and Core Values as outlined by NACADA.
KAAN is organized exclusively for charitable, religious, educational, and scientific purposes, including, for such purposes, the making of distributions to organizations that qualify as exempt organizations under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or the corresponding section of any future federal tax code.

PURPOSE
The purpose of the Kansas Academic Advising Network is to increase recognition for academic advising and to support the development and professional growth of academic advisors in higher education in Kansas. KAAN serves a constituency, which includes academic advisors, counselors, faculty members, administrators, and others in academic and student affairs who are concerned with the intellectual, personal, and vocational needs of students. KAAN is the representative and advocate of academic advisors in universities, colleges, community colleges, technical colleges and schools, both public and private, and is a forum for discussion, debate, and the exchange of ideas.
Said corporation is organized exclusively for charitable, religious, educational, and scientific purposes, including, for such purposes, the making of distributions to organizations that qualify as exempt organizations under section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or the corresponding section of any future federal tax code.