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ERIC Number: ED017953
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Jan
Pages: 1
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INSTITUTIONAL POLICIES ON CONTROVERSIAL TOPICS.
DUTTON, THOMAS B.; AND OTHERS
THIS STUDY WAS DESIGNED TO DETERMINE INSTITUTIONAL POLICIES WITH REGARD TO SELECTED CONTROVERSIAL TOPICS WHICH ARE FREQUENTLY THE FOCUS OF ADMINISTRATIVE CONCERN AND ACTION. THE STUDY WAS DESIGNED TO GAIN INFORMATION ABOUT THE NATURE AND PURPOSES OF THE POLICIES, THE FORMULATION AND IMPLEMENTATION PROCESSES, AND THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE ISSUES ON THE COMPUSES. A CENTRAL CONCERN WAS TO PRODUCE DATA THAT WOULD BE RELEVANT AND USEFUL TO PRACTICING STUDENT PERSONNEL ADMINISTRATORS. THE 18 TOPICS SELECTED WERE--CONTROVERSIAL SPEAKERS, DEVIANT SEXUAL BEHAVIOR, DRUGS DRESS AND APPEARANCE, ENTERTAINMENT OF MEMBERS OF THE OPPOSITE SEX IN RESIDENCE HALL BEDROOMS, EXCESSIVE USE OF ALCOHOL, FACULTY-STUDENT DRINKING, FINANCIAL IRRESPONSIBILITY, OFF-CAMPUS MISCONDUCT, PREMARITAL PREGNANCY, PROVISION OF CONTRACEPTIVES, RECOGNITION OF STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS, REQUIRED ON-CAMPUS LIVING, STUDENT DEMONSTRATIONS, STUDENT PUBLICATIONS, STUDENT RECORDS, USE OF STUDENTS AS RESEARCH SUBJECTS, AND WOMEN'S HOURS. THE DATA FOR THE INQUIRY WERE GATHERED BY A QUESTIONNAIRE, NULL HYPOTHESES WERE FORMULATED TO TEST DIFFERENCES, AND CHI-SQUARE WAS THE STATISTICAL TECHNIQUE USED. REPRESENTATIVE POLICY STATEMENTS AND QUESTIONNAIRE EXCERPTS ARE APPENDED. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE FOR $1.50 FROM THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF STUDENT PERSONNEL ADMINISTRATORS CENTRAL OFFICE, SUITE 405, INTERNATIONAL INN, 5440 CASS AVENUE, DETROIT, MI. 48202. (AUTHOR)
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Authoring Institution: National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, Detroit, MI.
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