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Shushok, Frank, Jr. – About Campus, 2017
Peter Felten is executive director of the Center for Engaged Learning and assistant provost for teaching and learning at Elon University, where he also serves as a professor of history. Charles C. Schroeder is the past president of ACPA--College Student Educators International and founding coexecutive editor of "About Campus." Felten and…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Experience, Academic Support Services, Interpersonal Relationship
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Redding, Alexis Brooke – About Campus, 2017
Author Alexis Brooke Redding is an advanced doctoral student and instructor in education at Harvard University. In the spring of 2015 she spent six weeks interviewing administrators and students about the myriad pathways that bring students to Hampshire College. More than simply understanding the nature of this singular campus, her study focused…
Descriptors: College Admission, College Students, College Bound Students, Foreign Countries
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Kerr, Kathleen G.; Tweedy, James; Edwards, Keith E.; Kimmel, Dillon – About Campus, 2017
This article describes how the authors, determined to actualize their dedication to student learning, looked to American College Personnel Association (ACPA)'s seminal work from 1994, "The Student Learning Imperative," which redirected those who work in student affairs, where student services and development had traditionally been the…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Practices, Student Personnel Services, Models
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Schwitzer, Alan M.; Vaughn, John A. – About Campus, 2017
Everybody on campus is responsible for recognizing and responding to students in crisis. Sometimes the difficulty is knowing when to intervene. Being alert to students' mental health and wellness needs is an essential part of work life on today's campuses--even when it means stepping out of one's own narrow professional roles or risking leaving…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Wellness, Eating Disorders, College Students
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Kilmartin, Christopher – About Campus, 2017
This article was written by Christopher Kilmartin to share some of what he has learned in his career as Emeritus college professor, author, actor, playwright, consultant, and professional psychologist about the needs of campus males and what is believed to work when addressing and intervening to keep men from hurting themselves and others.…
Descriptors: Males, Mental Health, Campuses, Masculinity
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Sriram, Rishi – About Campus, 2017
In an age of accountability, numbers matter. Therefore, the accountability movement has led to the assessment movement. Higher education should be held accountable, and colleges themselves should take the lead in making sure colleges are meeting goals. Assessment was originally meant to improve higher education. Instead, assessment quickly became…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Evaluation, College Students, Accountability
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Handel, Stephen J. – About Campus, 2017
The University of California (UC) is a research-intensive institution that is widely considered to be the best public university system in the United States. A total of 147 years of sustained academic distinction has made admission to UC's nine undergraduate campuses among the most competitive in the nation. More students apply to UC than any…
Descriptors: College Admission, Justice, Enrollment Rate, Enrollment Influences
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Choate, Laura A. – About Campus, 2017
Laura H. Choate demonstrates a disconnect between what female undergraduates are achieving and how they actually feel about themselves and their accomplishments; she suggests a variety of interventions to counterbalance the cultural pressures that undermine college women's overall self-esteem and mental health.
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Womens Education, Educational Experience, Recognition (Achievement)
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Ryan, Mollison – About Campus, 2017
Mollison Ryan served as the undergraduate intern for "About Campus" during the 2016-2017 academic year. She graduated from Virginia Tech in 2017 as a member of Phi Beta Kappa with a double major in Creative Writing and Professional and Technical Writing. She also holds a 2016 United States Equestrian Federation Horse of the Year title…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Horses, Recreational Activities, Creative Writing
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Schreiner, Laurie A. – About Campus, 2017
The author met Jerome when he was a senior in a psychology class taught by the author. He stood out from the rest of the class not only in his academic performance, but also in the ways he approached class--always prepared, asking good questions, going above and beyond in his assignments. He was the dream student--hard working, curious, passionate…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Advantaged, Success, College Students
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Glanzer, Perry L.; Hill, Jonathan P.; Johnson, Byron R. – About Campus, 2017
What is known about college students' search for purpose more than ever before due to the scholarly attention devoted to purpose development over the past two decades. This growing research on purpose increasingly makes it clear, as Tim Clydesdale ( 2015 ) writes, that when colleges "launch sustained conversations with students about…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Interviews, Campuses
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Shushok, Frank, Jr. – About Campus, 2017
In this wide-ranging interview, Krista Tippett, a Peabody Award-winning broadcaster and the New York Times bestselling author of "Becoming Wise: An Inquiry into the Mystery and Art of Living" (Penguin Press, 2016) shares her perspective on wisdom, the reemergence of hope, and the need to talk about values.
Descriptors: Expectation, Values, Friendship, Student Development
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Ralston, Nicole Caridad; Nicolazzo, Z.; Harris, Jessica C. – About Campus, 2017
Author Anne Lamott wrote "This is a difficult country to look different in...and if you are too skinny or too tall or dark or weird or short or frizzy or homely or poor or nearsighted, you get crucified." Lamott's comment speaks to what happens when people do not fit into neat social categories. Such experiences of not fitting, of being…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Sexual Identity, College Faculty, Campuses
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Seemiller, Corey; Grace, Meghan – About Campus, 2017
In 1995, the Internet was born. So, too, was Generation Z. The oldest of this post-Millennial generation arrived to college in 2013, and more than four years later, Generation Z students fill the nation's classrooms, campus programs, and residence halls. In order to recruit, educate, and graduate this new generational cohort effectively, educators…
Descriptors: Age Groups, College Students, Student Attitudes, Student Characteristics
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Tucker, Julie – About Campus, 2017
The media keeps equating college degrees with salary levels, and parents want evidence that the investment they make over four years will pay off down the road. In this article, the author argues for the inclusion of "soul metrics" in alumni surveys in order to tell a well-rounded story of higher education.
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, College Students, Institutional Mission, Higher Education
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