Advancement Work in Student Affairs The Challenges and Strategies

ISBN-10: 047088004X

ISBN-13: 9780470880043

Edition: 2010

Authors: Student Services Staff, Thomas E. Miller

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Readers are encouraged to consider fundraising an essential commponent of their future as student affairs professionals. Chapter topics discussed includeOL {list-style:disc}P:{margin-left 60px} The context for development work in student affairs Getting started in student affairs development Student affairs and alumni relations Fundraising for student affairs at comprehensive institutions Entrepreneurialism in student affairs: the Eckerd College Waterfront Program story More than an open door: deploying philanthropy to student access and success in American Community Colleges Suggestions for the path ahead Student affairs divisions need to find ways to support themselves and move toward self-reliance and self-determination. The most important aspect of student affairs practice will always be in the context of institutional frameworks and mission, and it will always be characterized as a collaborative partnership with others. However, the best of student affairs operations will at the same time be characterized as self-sufficient, carrying their own weight--a goal best accomplished through a commitment to development work and fundraising. This volume aims to help student affairs professionals realize that goal.This is the 130th volume of the Jossey-Bass higher education quarterly report series New Directions for Student Services. An indispensable resource for vice presidents of student affairs, deans of students, student counselors, and other student services professionals, New Directions for Student Services offers guidelines and programs for aiding students in their total development: emotional, social, physical, and intellectual.
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Book details

Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 9/9/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 88
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.286
Language: English

Editor's Notes
The Context for Development Work in Student Affairs
This chapter presents the circumstances for the evolution of development work in student affairs and the natural fi t between the practices and nature of student affairs and those of fundraising
Getting Started in Student Affairs Development
This chapter explores the issues and challenges that are associated with starting a development program within a student affairs division, particularly as applied at a large public university
Student Affairs and Alumni Relations
The chapter describes the special role that student affairs administrators have in fostering good alumni connections and the various strategies employed at different institutions to maintain those relationships
Fundraising for Student Affairs at Comprehensive Institutions
This chapter presents a multisite case study to uncover current practices in fundraising in student affairs and in connecting student affairs to institutional development efforts. Best practices for making those connections are described
Entrepreneurialism in Student Affairs: The Eckerd College Waterfront Program Story
This chapter describes an innovative entrepreneurial program designed by taking advantage of institutional setting, institutional needs, and community needs. The program, which serves a large number of students and the local boating community, is complex, productive, and effective
More Than an Open Door: Deploying Philanthropy to Student Access and Success in American Community Colleges
This chapter describes how community college foundations provide critical opportunities primarily focused on meeting student fi nancial needs. Student affairs professionals team with foundation colleagues in important ways to focus opportunity and resources where most needed
Summary and Suggestions for the Path Ahead
This chapter presents a look at the future of development work in student affairs and presents the ways in which fundraising is changing and how student affairs divisions can be poised to have a particularly important effect
Addendum To Issue 126
Letter from the University of Pittsburgh
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