The Small College Dean: New Directions for Student Services, Number 116

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Wiley, 2006 - Education - 86 pages
This volume speaks to the work of deans at small colleges by:
  • addressing the history and diversity of small colleges and therole of the dean
  • describing the realities of organizing and staffing a studentaffairs division at a small college
  • identifying the differences between the role of vice presidentand the role of dean in small colleges
  • providing examples of effective academic affairs and studentaffiars partnerships in small college settings
  • thoroughly examining the rewards and challenges of being asenior student affairs officer at a small college

Along with providing a focus on the work of senior studentaffairs officers in small colleges, this volume gives usefulinformation to those interested in working in a small collegeenvironment. The Small College Dean was created, in part, tofill the considerable gap in literature concerning this subjectmatter, and the hope is that this volume will spur further researchon the experience of student affairs professionals in small collegesettings.

This is the 116th volume of New Directions forStudent Services, a quarterly journal published byJossey-Bass.

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The Student Affairs Portfolio in Small Colleges
This chapter describes many of the typical functional responsibilities
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