Jane Fried is a Professor in the Department of Counseling and Family Therapy at Central Connecticut State University where she chairs the master’s degree program in Student Development in Higher Education. Dr. Fried’s scholarship covers the areas of ethics, cultural diversity, spirituality, wisdom and transformative approaches to student learning. She is one of the original authors of Learning Reconsidered, published by NASPA and ACPA in 2004 and a contributing author to Learning Reconsidered 2, published by a group of student affairs associations in 2006. Her major works include Shifting Paradigms in Student Affairs: Culture, Context , Teaching and Learning, published by ACPA in 1995, Understanding Diversity, with Drs. Marsha and Barbara Okun, published by Brooks/Cole in 1999 and Ethics for Today’s Campus, NDSS#77, 1997. She has also authored numerous book chapters including two on ethics and one on spirituality in student affairs. Dr. Fried has served as coordinator of staff training, student development and research in the residence hall system at the University of Connecticut, Director of Housing and Residence Education at the University of Hartford and Assistant Professor in the Department of Counseling, Rehabilitation and Special Education at Northeastern University. Nationally she has served as the Chair of the Affirmative Action Committee, the Standing Committee on Women and the Ethics Committee of ACPA. She is currently involved with NASPA as a consultant for professional development programs, a member of the NUFP board and is in the process of creating a national dialogue on spirituality, identity and privilege.