ERIC Number: ED261286
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
The Rewarding Challenge: Welcoming Re-Entry Women Students to the Small College.
Midland Lutheran Coll., Fremont, NE.
This handbook was designed to offer a low-cost, local, and practical approach to working with re-entry women college students. It is intended for use by staff in small colleges (under 1,000 students) where women's centers and on-campus child care are rare and where the needs of re-entry students have not been adequately addressed. The information presented is based on the experience of the Project for Re-Entry Students implemented at Midland Lutheran College in Fremont, Nebraska. Citing the strategies used at Midland as examples, this guide outlines a method by which small colleges can design programs for re-entry students suited to their individual needs. The numbers and needs of re-entry women students are presented along with suggestions for meeting those needs. Ways of obtaining information about a college's re-entry student population and its specific needs are discussed, and ways to use this local information are considered. Specific suggestions for action are provided in the areas of recruitment and orientation, student services, faculty services, and administrative services. The handbook concludes with a brief discussion of program evaluation; a list of references; and appendices which contain a student survey form, a summary of the needs assessment survey, and a brochure for re-entry students. (NRB)
Descriptors: College Administration, College Faculty, College Students, Females, Higher Education, Needs Assessment, Program Development, Reentry Students, Small Colleges, Student Needs, Student Recruitment
Education Development Center, Inc., 55 Chapel Street, Newton, MA 02160.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Women's Educational Equity Act Program (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Midland Lutheran Coll., Fremont, NE.