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ERIC Number: EJ974493
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Dec
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 8
ISSN: ISSN-1940-1639
Redefining Our Mission: What Does Higher Education Need from Student Affairs?
Porterfield, Kent T.; Roper, Larry D.; Whitt, Elizabeth J.
Journal of College and Character, v12 n4 Dec 2011
In this article, the authors argue that the relevance of student affairs depends on the will to redefine the mission, structures, and practices to provide the leadership that institutions require. They begin with an overview of challenges to higher education and student affairs, examine the implications of those challenges for student affairs, and conclude with specific ideas and examples for redefining student affairs work.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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