ERIC Number: ED274238
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986-Apr
Private Dreams, Shared Visions: Student Affairs Work in Small Colleges. National Association of Student Personnel Administrators Monograph Series, Volume 5.
Kuh, George D., Ed.; McAleenan, Andrea C., Ed.
The role of student affairs staff in small colleges is considered in eight chapters. Topics of discussion include: conditions facing small colleges, the small college ecology, the role of the student affairs division in providing leadership for institutional planning and research, examples of innovative programming that maximize scarce resources at small colleges, synergy and personalism at small colleges and characteristics of successful student affairs staff, the chief student affairs officer's role in a small college setting, the ethos of student affairs work in a small college from the generalist's point of view, and positive conditions for student affairs work. Chapter titles and authors are as follows: "The Context for Student Affairs Work in Small Colleges" (Andrea C. McAleenan, George D. Kuh); "The Small College as a Developmentally Powerful Learning Environment" (Kent T. Hawley, G. Kuh); "The Role of Student Affairs in Planning and Institutional Research" (Daryl G. Smith); "Innovative Programming: The Small College Approach" (Deborah L. Floyd, Wanda Hendricks, Steve Larson, Cheryl Mabey, Rebecca Mattson, Samuel Mazman, A. McAleenan, Roger Morris, Raymond P. Rood); "Notes on Student Affairs Administration in the Small College" (Robert B. Young); "The View from the Top: The Small College Chief Student Affairs Officer's Experience" (David Dodson, Patricia M. Volp, A. McAleenan); "The Small College Experience: The Generalist's Perspective" (Rob Goffigon, Janet Wright, Debra Lacey, G. Kuh); and "The Future of Student Affairs Work in Small Colleges" (G. Kuh, A. McAleenan). (SW)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, Inc.