ERIC Number: ED315022
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Parents Programs: How to Create Lasting Ties.
Weiss, Larry J., Ed.
Twenty-six contributed papers address aspects of parents programs developed by colleges and universities. Papers have the following titles and authors: "Parents--Who Are They and What Do They Want?" (Clark Oldroyd); "Bringing Parents into the Institutional Family" (John Sayre); "Parents Programs and Philanthropy Along the Lifespan" (Deborah Adams McKean); "The Princeton Parents Program: Then and Now" (MaryMargaret Halsey); "Creating a New Tradition: Parents Day at the University of Chicago" (Jean Sitterly Treese); "Parents Weekend: The Centerpiece of a Parents Program" (Midge Wood Brittingham); "Organizing a Parents Weekend from Start to Finish" (Deborah Duncan); "Parents Day Shows: Reaching for the Stars" (Larry Weiss); "Orientation Programs for Parents" (Grace Severino); "A Family Affair: Involving Grandparents" (Catherine Esty Wejchert); "Cultivation: The Key to Creating Loyal Alumni Parents" (Nelson Ross); "Communicating Effectively and Efficiently with Parents" (Mary New); "Parent Records: Tracking Down and Keeping Track of Parents" (Don Collins et al.); "Parents--Who Needs Them? We Do!" (Barbara Tipsord Todd); "Ask and Ye Shall Receive" (Thomas McNamee); "Parents as Partners in Student Recruitment" (Christine Wilkinson); "Using Parents in Career Assistance Programs" (Sarah Spradlin); "101 Ways to Give Recognition to Volunteers" (Vern Lake); "Using Parents in the Institution's Fund-raising Efforts" (Thomas McNamee and Kristina Schaefer); "Starting Your Program Perfectly" (Ellen Glazerman); "Managing a Parents Annual Giving Campaign at an Independent School" (Carolyn Smith); "Dear Mom and Dad: Please Send Money" (John Detmold); "Parents Funds: Are We Asking Too Much?""Grandparents are Softies" (Robin Goldman); "Parents as Graduates: Four-year Friends or Long-term Supporters?" (Sarah Yancey); "Last Words: Letting Go While Hanging in There" (Susan Hunt). (DB)
Descriptors: College Programs, Family School Relationship, Fund Raising, Higher Education, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, Public Relations, School Orientation, Student Recruitment
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Council for Advancement and Support of Education, Washington, DC.