Student affairs / student services

Thinking About Skills

To advance in student affairs, it's important to focus on issues beyond job titles, writes Owen Sutkowski.

Breaking Bread

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Study finds interaction across races in the dining hall may be more important than what takes place in the classroom when students evaluate campus climate.

Reaching Students With Learning Disabilities

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Landmark College and five community colleges will work to develop strategies that can be used by many institutions.

In Memoriam to a Memorial

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Does a monument to the civil rights struggle at Ole Miss need to be "positive"?

You Can't Divorce Tuition Bills

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When colleges first started developing systems for allocating financial aid dollars, an unchallenged assumption was that Mom and Dad were a single economic unit. That assumption can no longer be made, and colleges have struggled to find a way to deal with many scenarios of family life today -- the parents who aren't just divorced but aren't speaking, the prenup that covered college expenses, the millionaire step-parent.

Filled to the Brim

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The biggest campuses -- those in the 50,000 student range -- are self-conscious about their size.

When Movie Mocks Mommy

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New film, "Accepted," makes fun of college students' parents. Do they deserve it?

Banning Trans Fats

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Citing health concerns, college food services are making new rules about ingredients.

A Hunger Strike Epidemic?

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Student groups at four campuses either have such protests or just concluded them. Coincidence or a larger pattern?

Staph Infections Come to Campus

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Colleges across the country are dealing with a drug-resistant strain of the condition that can prove deadly.


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