Dan Huttenlocher doesn't like walls. This isn't so much an aesthetic preference as it is a practical concern. Walls divide people and define spaces. They restrict movement. They discourage exchange.
The Chronicle of Higher Education - July 18, 2014
"The small town and the rural location is one of the major contributors on the attrition side," says Scott Miller, president of Bethany College. "So it's up to us to be more responsive to our consumers and our marketplace, to provide greater activities outside of the classroom."
The Chronicle of Higher Education - July 28, 2014
New media and technology-Facebook and Twitter, Skype and Google Chat-are transforming the way we should be mentored and how we should approach mentoring. No longer limited by the availability of mentors on campus and the quick advice received in the coffee line at a conference, the new era of mentoring is based increasingly on relationships and communities created within virtual spaces.
The Chronicle of Higher Education - July 21, 2014
By now, the picture painted in a new survey of tuition discounting, net-tuition revenue, and other enrollment trends should be drearily familiar to many in higher education. The annual survey of private, nonprofit, four-year colleges, conducted by the National Association of College and University Business Officers, points to yet another year when discount rates for first-time, full-time freshmen reached a record high: 44.8 percent in 2012-13 and an estimated 46.4 percent for 2013-14.
The Chronicle of Higher Education - July 2, 2014
The study examines the perceptions of 104 mid- and senior-level student affairs administrators of positions, responsibilities, competencies, and theories important for professional practice for new student affairs professionals.
NASPA Journal - 2004
CAS Self-Assessment Guide for Graduate and Professional Student Programs and Services
Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education - 2004
This study synthesized 30 years of research relating to successful student affairs administration using meta-analysis techniques. The findings suggest a successful student affairs administrator has skills such as administration, management, and human facilitation; knowledge of student development theory and functional responsibilities; and traits of personal integrity and cooperation. The researchers noted possible additional skills, knowledge bases, and personal traits for continued success as a student affairs administrator relating to technology, assessment, political skills, and postsecondary public policy knowledge.
NASPA Journal - 2000
In this article, we present findings from the National Study of New Professionals in Student Affairs (NSNPSA) that answer the question: From the perspective of new professionals, in what areas should master's programs in higher education and student affairs prepare graduates for the transition to full-time work in the field?
Journal of College Student Development - 2008
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