College Student Affairs Journal

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

Articles from Vol. 17, No. 2, Spring

An Investigation of the Daily Lived Experiences of Women with Eating Disorders: Implications for Counselors
Eating disorders seem to be a growing concern among college counselors and various student affairs personnel. The present investigation, using qualitative methods, explores the daily lived experiences of women with eating disorders. Implications are...
Burnout and Related Factors: Differences between Women and Men in Student Affairs
This study concerns burnout and related factors as reported by 344 fulltime student affairs administrators (159 men and 185 women). The major findings show that women reported higher levels of emotional exhaustion, that men and women differed with respect...
College Student's Attitudes toward Rape Victims
Incidents of date rape are increasing, especially on college campuses. As with any issue of this magnitude, there are bound to be differing attitudes toward the rape victims. The study was conducted to assess the attitudes of college students toward...
Improving Staffing Practices in Student Affairs
Working under the assumptions that quality education is tied directly to the quality of the people who offer educational programs and services, and that core values of student affairs ought to permeate staffing practices in student affairs, Roger Winston,...
Ramifications of Internet Censorship by Institutions: What Is Legal, What Is Expected, What Is Permissible
Colleges and universities are faced with the challenge of drawing a fine line between censorship and freedom of speech. With new technology and as students continue to push the limits of computer usage, higher education administrators are being forced...
Simulated State University: A Computer-Assisted Experiental Exercise for Teaching Student Affairs Internship Seminars
Simulated State University is an experiential learning exercise designed to integrate technology and provide a safe forum for students in a second-- year internship seminar to act as entry-level professionals. Suggestions for implementing SSU in both...
Student Affairs Preparation Programs in the South: Master's Degrees, Accreditation, and Trends
Information about the 39 student affairs master's degree preparation programs in the SACSA region is summarized. Also examined are the program representatives' views about accreditation and professional standards, the number of preparation programs,...
The Generation X College Student and Their Motivation for Community Service
In the present political atmosphere, the motivations for community service of individuals in the age cohort of 18-29, known as Generation X (Xers), are of interest to universities and to society as a whole. Compared to the boomer generation, this group...
The Senior Year Experience: Facilitating, Integration, Reflection, Closure, and Transition
When enrollments declined and student bodies were not as diverse as desired, administrators and faculty at American colleges and universities developed plans and devoted a great many resources to recruit and retain their newly enrolled students. Ensuring...
Why Involvement Matters: A Review of Research on Student Involvement in the Collegiate Setting
Research reveals that student involvement on college campuses impacts student development and student learning. This review highlights different types of student involvement, summarizes key findings, and identifies significant gaps in the research. The...
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