ERIC Number: ED040473
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969-Dec
Reference Count: 0
A Study of Selected Characteristics of All Disciplinary Offenders Involving Action Resulting in Probation or Suspension at Texas Tech University for the Six Year Period 1963-1969.
Caskey, O. L.; Duvall, Virginia
This study of disciplinary offenders at Texas Tech University was conducted in order to provide information for areas of the campus which deal with various disciplinary activities. The research was limited to those students who had been either suspended or given probation for violating a University regulation. The total sample consisted of 938 disciplinary cases. Data was taken from University records. Findings of the study include: (1) freshmen had considerably more than their share of disciplinary offenses; (2) the Colleges of Arts and Sciences and Business Administration had six percent and five percent respectively higher rate of disciplinary offenders than their percent of enrollment would indicate; (3) male students committed only 37 percent of their offenses as individuals whereas 63 per cent of the offenses involving female students were committed by individuals as opposed to a group; and (4) grade point averages of offenders were considerably and consistently lower than the all-campus grade point averages. (KJ)
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Authoring Institution: Texas Technological Coll., Lubbock.