1st Edition

Academic and Student Affairs in Collaboration
Creating a Culture of Student Success

ISBN 9781138913301
Published June 14, 2016 by Routledge
186 Pages

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Book Description

Academic and Student Affairs in Collaboration provides a comprehensive and evidenced-based understanding of the partnerships necessary to achieve an institutional culture devoted to student success. Chapter authors explore how to design, implement, and assess collaborative efforts between student and academic affairs in support of increased student success. This book provides best practices for fostering and enhancing campus dialogue, career development pathways, academic support services, and other important initiatives to increase retention and learning outcomes, improve motivation and goal attainment, and enhance institutional accountability. This book is a must-read for scholars, faculty, leaders, and practitioners in Student Affairs and Higher Education interested in achieving student success at their universities and colleges.

Table of Contents

Foreword DeMethra LaSha Bradley

Chapter 1: Promoting Student Success via Collaboration Bernard A. Polnariev and Mitchell A. Levy

Section I: Curricular Infusion

Chapter 2: Curricular Infusion of Student Success Strategies Sharon O'Connor, Mitchell Levy, and Bernard A. Polnariev

Chapter 3: Curricular Infusion of Career Development Yevgeniya Granovskay and Lisa Givens with Jennie Buoy, Tammy DeFranco, Sue DePhillipis, Erika Di Renzo, Michael Kammer, Judith Otterburn-Martinez, Maryann Flemming-McCall, and Mitchell Levy      

Chapter 4: Curricular Infusion of Service Learning Carl Procario-Foley and Thomas Van Cleave

Section II: Faculty Engagement and Targeted Student Programs

Chapter 5: Faculty Involvement in Academic Advising Mitchell A. Levy and Bernard A. Polnariev

Chapter 6: Faculty Commitment in Assessment-Based Orientation Yevgeniya Granovskaya, Mitchell A. Levy, and Bernard A. Polnariev

Chapter 7: Developing Successful Collaborative Bridge Programs Sharon O'Connor, Bernard A. Polnariev, and Mitchell A. Levy

Chapter 8: Academic Support Services Janet Marler

Section III: Creating Collaborative Synergy

Chapter 9: Collaborative Strategic Planning Bernard A. Polnariev and Mitchell Levy

Chapter 10: Final thoughts Bernard A. Polnariev and Mitchell A. Levy

About the Contributors


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Mitchell A. Levy is a Higher Education consultant and Vice President of Student Affairs and Branch Campus Management at Atlantic Cape Community College, USA.

Bernard A. Polnariev is Administrative Executive Officer for Academic Affairs at CUNY LaGuardia Community College, USA.


"Anytime you have college and university academic and student affairs working together, it will benefit student growth and development. This book provides avenues that have proven successful in that endeavor and is a valuable resource for higher education persons and institutions."

--Alan Seidman, Executive Director of the Center for the Study of College Student Retention and Editor of Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice

"This book provides helpful insights regarding collaborations for both academic and student affairs professionals."

--Candace M. Moore, Program Coordinator of EdD in Student Affairs Leadership, University of Georgia