ERIC Number: ED293383
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: N/A
The Partnership Model: A Family Perspective on College Presidency.
Ostar, Roberta H., Ed.
This collection of essays, which concern the evolving role of the spouses and families of college presidents, traces the evolution of both the spouses' program of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) and the issues and interpretations surrounding the spouse's role. The following are included: (1) "The President's Spouse: The University's Added Dimension" (David Riesman); (2) "Great Expectations: The Spouses' Role in the Presidential Partnership" (Lloyd Watkins, Fred J. Taylor, and Alan Guskin); (3) "Partners Still!" (Marguerite Walker Corbally); (4) "Limited Partnership: Expectations of the President's Spouse Who Is Male" (Joel Siegel, Horace Chandler, and Daniel Preska); (5) "Junior Partners: The President's Children--Their Point of View" (M. Francis Lucas); (6) "Partnership in the Presidency: Past, Present, and Future Possibilities" (Judith Sturnick); (7) "The University Presidential Spouse in America" (Roberta H. Ostar); (8) "President to Spouse: Woman to Women" (Betty L. Siegel); (9) "The First Year Can Set a Pattern: Advice to the New College President's Spouse" (Grace Fulkerson); (10) "What Would You Do If...?" (Janice Taylor); and (11) "Report and Perspectives: The Third Survey of AASCU Spouses" (Meredith J. Ludwig and Roberta H. Ostar). Three appendices provide a chronological history of the AASCU Spouses' Programs, and AASCU spouses 1986 survey committee, and the 1986 survey form. Thirteen figures provide data on the spouses in the 1986 survey. (KM)
Descriptors: College Presidents, Family Life, Family Role, Family (Sociological Unit), Females, Higher Education, Questionnaires, Sex Role, Spouses, State Colleges
American Association of State Colleges and Universities, One Dupont Circle, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20036 (members, $14.50; non-members, $17.50).
Publication Type: Books; Opinion Papers; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association of State Colleges and Universities, Washington, DC.