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.
"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
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 AdvisingMitchell 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