ERIC Number: ED397916
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Student Affairs Practice in Higher Education. Second Edition.
Rentz, Audrey L.; And Others
This book describes significant issues and trends in the evolution of student affairs and reviews current methods and models of practice. The chapters are: (1) "The Philosophical Heritage of Student Affairs," by Stan Carpenter, reviewing the relationship between educational philosophy and student services; (2) "A History of Student Affairs," by Audrey L. Rentz, discussing events shaping student affairs and changing values from the 1870s to the 1990s; (3) "From Admissions to Enrollment Management," by Don Hossler, describing the key processes of enrollment management and a comprehensive management system; (4) "Academic Advising," by Judith J. Goetz, describing the history and organizational patterns of advising; (5) "Career Services," by JoAnn Kroll and Audrey L. Rentz, reviewing the types of services offered and challenges facing practitioners; (6) "Counseling," by Elizabeth Yarris, focusing on the administration and organization of counseling and the services provided; (7) "Discipline and Judicial Affairs," by Michael Dannells, discussing the theory of student discipline and addressing the future of disciplinary affairs; (8) "Multicultural Affairs," by Carolyn J. Palmer and Bettina C. Shuford, addressing the history of minorities in higher education; (9) "Orientation," by Audrey L. Rentz, describing the purpose of orientation and providing three program models; (10) "Residence Halls," by John H. Schuh, reviewing trends from the colonial period to the present; (11) "Student Activities," by Edward G. Whipple, describing the programs available and legal and funding issues; (12) "Student Financial Aid," by Michael D. Coomes, focusing on aid programs available and current issues and trends; and (13) "Student Health," by Josh Kaplan, Edward G. Whipple, and Jeanne Wright, reviewing the history of student health services and emerging issues related to gene research, technology, and AIDS/HIV. (TGI)
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Admission (School), Career Planning, Community Colleges, Cultural Pluralism, Discipline Policy, Dormitories, Educational History, Enrollment Management, Extracurricular Activities, School Health Services, School Orientation, Student Financial Aid, Student Personnel Services, Two Year Colleges
Charles C Thomas, Publisher, 2600 South First Street, Springfield, IL 62794-9265 (cloth: ISBN-0-398-06658-2, $69.95; paperback: ISBN-0-398-06675-2, $54.95).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Information Analyses
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