1st Edition

The Role of Student Affairs in Advancing Community College Student Success An Examination of Selected Contemporary Initiatives

    116 Pages
    by Routledge

    116 Pages
    by Routledge

    This collection brings together insightful chapters which explore diverse student success initiatives and programs in response to challenges faced by community colleges.

    Each chapter of the collection magnifies a specific aspect of student affairs to illustrate how dedicated departments and practitioners have effectively supported student success via select projects or initiatives. Readers will gain a deeper insight into the contemporary applications, practices, and impacts of agendas such as the assessment of student affairs and services, student success programming, Guided Pathways, and The Completion Agenda. By demonstrating the meaningful involvement of student affairs practitioners in fulfilling institutional missions and visions, this collection contributes to an overarching dialogue about promoting community college student success.

    This collection will be of interest to researchers, academics, graduates, and postgraduate students in the fields of higher education administration, educational leadership, adult education, and lifelong learning.

    1. Community College Student Affairs: Student Success Initiatives

    2. Deborah L. Floyd, C. Casey Ozaki, Paulette Dalpes, and Gianna Ramdin

    3. Building student affairs assessment capacity: Lessons from two community colleges

    4. Kimberly Lowry, Dawna Wilson Horton, and Karen Stills Royster

    5. Designing the Promise: The Salt Lake Community College Promise Program

    6. Jason L. Taylor and Chuck W. Lepper

    7. Collaborative Impact and Professional Development: Effective Student Services for Immigrant Populations Amid Growing Inequality

    8. William Watson, Adela Esquivel-Swinson, and Roday Montemayor

    9. Exploring the influence of LGBTQ+ student services resource availability on student success at two-year institutions

    10. David J. Nguyen, G. Blue Brazelton, Kristen A. Renn, and Michael R. Woodford

    11. The Completion Agenda Impact on Student Affairs Practice in Community Colleges

    12. Patrick W. Gill and Laura M. Harrison

    13. Elevating Student Affairs Practice in Community College Redesign

    14. Michael A. Baston

    15. Preserving the Legacy of Dr. Jill Biden in a Post-Obama Era: Implications for Student Affairs Professionals at Community Colleges

    Anne M. Hornak, C. Casey Ozaki, Amanda O. Latz, and Dan W. Royer


    C. Casey Ozaki is Associate Professor of Education, Health, and Human Behavior Studies at the University of North Dakota, USA.

    Paulette Dalpes is Vice President of Student Affairs at the Community College of Aurora, USA.

    Deborah L. Floyd is Professor of Higher Education, Educational Leadership and Research Methodology at Florida Atlantic University, USA.

    Gianna Ramdin is Associate Graduate Faculty and Adjunct Professor, Educational Leadership and Research Methodology at Florida Atlantic University, USA.