The African proverb “It takes a village to raise a child” is often used in education circles to stress the importance of community in the learning process. It is a concept that we in private higher education can apply to an area where colleges and universities continue to face new problems every year: the issue of drug and alcohol use and abuse on our campuses.
Jack R. Ohle
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Liberal arts colleges that subscribe to the Division III philosophy enable students to integrate—and balance—their athletic experience with academic interests and other co-curricular activities. Student-athletes compete not because they expect a financial reward or because booster clubs and alumni have a vested interest in their performance, but because they are driven to excel.