ERIC Number: ED290964
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Student Affairs: Issues, Problems and Trends.
This information analysis presents descriptions of some of the major current issues in student services at various types of institutions of higher education. Issues are categorized as institution-based, student-oriented, and profession-based. Institution-based issues examined include excellence and access, enrollment management, academic support services, student financial assistance, learning and physical disabilities, legal and liability concerns, substance abuse education, child care, counseling and career development, health concerns, residential life and student activities, and recreation and athletics. Student-oriented issues discussed include stress in the academic environment, the emphasis placed on job preparation, special needs of minority students, part-time students and adult learners, and student attitudes and values. Profession-based issues are considered in the areas of professional preparation of student services personnel, staff development, and accreditation. Following each issue is a set of questions that may contribute to further consideration of the issue by readers. A section on future trends provides a brief summary of matters that student services professionals may anticipate in the next few years. References are included. (NB)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Administrators, College Programs, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, Student Personnel Services, Student Personnel Workers, Student Welfare
ERIC/CAPS, 2108 School of Education, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1259 ($7.00).
Publication Type: ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Counseling and Personnel Services, Ann Arbor, MI.