College Student Affairs Journal

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

Articles from Vol. 18, No. 2, Spring

Career Development in Women in Student Affairs
This article reports a survey on career development of female student affairs professionals and graduate paraprofessionals from a Southeastern public land-grant institution. Participants of the study were found to have had specific purposes for joining...
Coping Resources and Self-Esteem Differences between Students Selecting a Large and Small College
Responses on self-report inventories of coping resources and self-esteem were compared between samples of students attending a small private college and a large state university. Differences were found in physical and spiritual/philosophical types of...
Editorial
I guess I am rather amazed at how time can pass so quickly when you are in the process of work and life activities. The work I do as editor of this journal moves at a pace that has felt like ocean waves racing in and then leaving the shore. I am excited...
Exploring Leadership: For College Students Who Want to Make a Difference
Exploring leadership: For college students who want to make a difference by Susan Komives, Nance Lucas and Timothy McMahon examines leadership within a framework of relationships and collaboration with others. The text is specifically written for college...
Extra Hands for Touch Times: Utilizing Campus Ministers for Student Development in Public Institutions
This article reports how one major state university has successfully integrated campus ministers into student affairs programming. Following a brief national and local history of campus ministry, data are supplied to document the amount and type of involvement...
Incorporating Technology: A Comparison of Preparation Program Training and Student Affairs Practitioners' Expectations
This study examines the degree to which technology is being incorporated into graduate level student affairs preparation programs and how this mirrors the use of technology by student affairs practitioners. All student affairs preparation programs in...
Integration and De Facto Segregation in Campus Housing: An Analysis of Campus Housing Policy
This article examines housing policy in higher education as it relates to separation between various groups in campus housing. The methodology identifies two broad types of housing policy: unitary policy, which generally integrates groups within housing,...
International Graduate Teaching Assistants (IGTAs) Workshop: Implications for Training
This article presents an analysis of the international graduate teaching assistants (IGTAs) workshop conducted at a large university in the southwestern United States. The workshop provided training for 48 IGTAs representing 12 countries. The analysis...
Student Community Service Programs in Illinois Public Universities
The purpose of the study was to determine the effects of an Illinois mandate on publicly supported universities forming and promoting community service corps. Interviews were conducted with personnel at all 10 four-year public universities in Illinois....
Substance Use and Abuse on the College Campus: Problems and Solutions
Substance use and abuse in higher education continues to be a concern for counselors and student affairs professionals in colleges and universities into the twenty-first century. A review of current literature is presented, including ideas for effective...
The College and University Community Inventory: A New Tool to Assess Students' Perceptions of Community
The need to develop community on the collegiate campus is as essential today as it was eight years ago when the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching published Campus Life: In Search of Community. That national study of college and university...
When Hope and Fear Collide
Perhaps it's the profession's theoretical foundations or the human need to fit everything into a neat category, but it seems we are fascinated by the concept of labeling and summarizing college student generations. When Hope and Fear Collide attempts...
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