Summary: Student affairs is moving to a higher education future that promotes student learning and accountability. This book offers wisdom and insight for professional student affairs administrators while they serve as educators, leaders, and managers who promote vision, participation, community, learning, and diversity |o Phyllis Mable, Vice President of Student Affairs, Longwood College
Styled as a complete update to Miller & Winston's 1991 book, Administratio ...show moren and Leadership in Student Affairs, this book addresses issues of critical importance to today's student affairs professional. Grounded in human development, learning, leadership, group dynamics, management theories, and current social science research and evaluation methods, this book articulates the means for college student affairs administrators to function in the forefront of student learning and personal development initiatives.
The Professional Student Affairs Administrator is a comprehensive textbook for master's and doctoral level students in college student affairs administration preparation courses, as well as a valuable reference guide for both beginning and seasoned professionals alike. The book focuses on the three essential roles played by student affairs administrators: as educators who play a significant role in addressing the academic goals of their institutions, as leaders who help to shape the vision of their institution's student affairs practice and educational mission, and as managers who are responsible for coordinating programs and services, supervising staff, and overseeing university facilities and budgets. ...show less
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