College Student Affairs Journal

College Student Affairs Journal is an academic journal focusing on College Student Affairs

Articles from Vol. 28, No. 1, 2009

Campus Ministers in Public Higher Education: Facilitators of Student Development
This article highlights the impact of campus ministers upon students within campus ministries at public colleges and universities. Data gathered for this qualitative study suggest that campus ministers serve as facilitators of religious development,...
Effectiveness of a Social Change Approach to Sexual Assault Prevention
The author examined the impact on resident assistants of a social change approach to sexual assault prevention. The interactive multi-media program focused on engaging men on sexual assault prevention, accurately defining rape for college men and women,...
Exploring Students' Perceptions of Academically Based Living-Learning Communities
This qualitative study employed focus group interviews to explore students' perceptions of three well established academically based living-learning communities at a large, land-grant university in the Midwest. Three themes emerged that illustrated students'...
Providing Academic and Support Services to Students Enrolled in Online Degree Programs
Online degree programs have been one of many institutional innovations related to the enrollment growth in higher education over the last decade. The changing format of instruction alters the practice of student affairs in the virtual learning environment....
Staff Peer Relationships and the Socialization Process of New Professionals: A Quantitative Investigation
Prior research on student affairs professionals has focused largely on the nature of student affairs work with most attention given to mid- and senior-level administrators. Thus, relatively little is known about new professionals and their socialization...
Student Worker Free Speech on the Public Campus: A New Twist to a Constant Issue
Rather than anticipating an issue or proactivey addressing it, college and university administrators often find themselves in the position of reacting to recent laws or court decisions. This paper examines an issue ripe for proactive thought; an issue...
The Constitutional Implications of Expenditure Limits in Student Government Elections
The purpose of this paper is to provide student affairs professionals with an overview of the law regarding the constitutionality of expenditure limits in student government elections. Unlike campaigns for federal and state office, it is clear that the...
The Relationship between Online Social Networking and Academic and Social Integration
This article examines the relationship between online social networking (OSN) and perceptions of academic and social integration for first-year residential students at a rural regional comprehensive university. Students spent an average of 2.5 hours...