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Khalil, Deena; Allen, Taryn Ozuna; Arroyo, Andrew T.; Palmer, Robert T.; Maramba, Dina C. – New Directions for Student Services, 2019
In this final chapter, we refamiliarize the readers with each of the Minority-Serving Institution (MSI) chapters by highlighting important points and questions to consider. We conclude with a discussion on the implications for research, policy, and practice and future directions in student services and academic affairs partnerships at MSIs.
Descriptors: Minority Group Students, Institutional Characteristics, Student Personnel Services, College Students
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Alcantar, Cynthia M.; Nguyen, Bach Mai Dolly; Maramba, Dina C. – New Directions for Student Services, 2019
This chapter highlights opportunities for Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions to develop and utilize external partnerships to inform the development of internal collaboration between academic and student affairs to better serve targeted student populations.
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Pacific Islanders, American Indian Students, Institutional Characteristics
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Sansone, Vanessa A.; Núñez, Anne-Marie; Haschenburger, J. K.; Godet, Alexis; Gray, Walter; Suarez, Marina B.; Birnbaum, Stuart; Young, David – New Directions for Student Services, 2019
Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) play a key role in diversifying the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics workforce. This chapter provides an overview of a funded National Science Foundation (NSF) grant program that incorporates learning and work in an effort to address racial/ethnic underrepresentation in the field of…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Institutional Characteristics, STEM Education, Program Descriptions
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Bryan, Rachel – New Directions for Student Services, 2019
This chapter explains how and why Tribal College and University (TCU) enrollment positively influences Native American student persistence in mainstream four-year institutions. It also explores existing partnerships between TCUs and mainstream four-year institutions that could help to improve the transfer process, and overall, Native American…
Descriptors: Tribally Controlled Education, American Indian Students, Academic Persistence, American Indian Education
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Nguyen, Thai-Huy; Gutierrez, Rose Ann E.; Kahnekak?:lé: Aregano, Patrisha – New Directions for Student Services, 2019
This chapter provides background on Tribal Colleges and Universities, an exploration of three frameworks that capture the important role of "family" in the success of American Indian students, and recommendations for helping institutions think differently about their structures and processes.
Descriptors: Tribally Controlled Education, American Indian Students, College Students, Family Role
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Allen, Taryn Ozuna; Thompson, Melissa Laird; Calderón Galdeano, Emily – New Directions for Student Services, 2019
This chapter describes the policy context that led to the establishment of Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs), and reviews relevant literature related to student success at HSIs. The chapter concludes with guidelines for developing partnerships between academic affairs and student affairs at HSIs.
Descriptors: Guidelines, Student Personnel Services, Partnerships in Education, Hispanic American Students
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Kirby, Morgan D.; Fitzgerald, Faith M.; Marable, Robin; Eason, Angel L.; Nicholson, Shareen; Arroyo, Andrew T. – New Directions for Student Services, 2019
This chapter provides an insiders' view of a partnership between student affairs and academic affairs at one historically Black college or university (HBCU). Using a learning communities initiative as the primary example, we describe how the two divisions have intentionally created a durable working partnership for student success.
Descriptors: Black Colleges, Student Personnel Services, Academic Support Services, Partnerships in Education
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Lee, Jennifer Y.; Khalil, Deena; Boykin, A. Wade – New Directions for Student Services, 2019
By drawing on data from two studies, we describe how a strategic partnership between student affairs professionals and faculty researchers supported the expansion of a K-12 engagement-focused teaching and learning model to one that could support undergraduate science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) learners. The model was…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Black Colleges, Undergraduate Students, African American Students
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Strayhorn, Terrell L. – New Directions for Student Services, 2019
This chapter presents a new model for fostering effective, collaborative partnerships between academic and student affairs at Minority-Serving Institutions, using an illustrative case study from a historically Black college/university (HBCU) located in Tennessee. After laying the context for collaborations in higher education, the author presents…
Descriptors: Career Education, Black Colleges, Partnerships in Education, Case Studies
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Ardoin, Sonja – New Directions for Student Services, 2019
This chapter explores the transition from the master's-level graduate school experience to life as an early career professional in higher education and student affairs.
Descriptors: Masters Programs, Graduate Students, Student Personnel Workers, Educational Environment
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Adams-Dunford, Jane; Cuevas, Frank; Neufeldt, Ellen – New Directions for Student Services, 2019
This chapter provides insights into the mid-level management leadership challenges, realities of their position, and the unique impact mid-level managers bring to campus organizational culture.
Descriptors: Middle Management, Career Development, Leadership, Organizational Culture
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Boettcher, Michelle L.; Walker-Donnelly, Kristin; Nunamaker, Troy – New Directions for Student Services, 2019
This chapter provides resources to support individuals navigating career transitions.
Descriptors: Transitional Programs, Career Change, Services, Student Needs
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Dunn, Merrily; Kniess, Dena R. – New Directions for Student Services, 2019
In this chapter, the authors examine considerations necessary for seeking a terminal degree. Information on program types, pros/cons of full-time and part-time enrollment, and funding opportunities are explored.
Descriptors: Academic Degrees, Full Time Students, Part Time Students, Enrollment
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Robbins, Claire Kathleen; Johnson, Nicole J.; Pete, Kendall; Porcaro, Gabby; Accapadi, Mamta Motwani; Kniess, Dena – New Directions for Student Services, 2019
By integrating their own narratives with theory and research, the authors share practical implications of the complex relationship between professional role transitions and multiple social identities.
Descriptors: Professional Identity, Role, Career Change, Identification (Psychology)
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Brown, Paul Gordon; Trudell, Christopher – New Directions for Student Services, 2019
The authors explore various reasons, issues, benefits, and challenges in making the transition to careers outside of a college or university setting and provide practical advice.
Descriptors: College Graduates, Employment Opportunities, Career Guidance
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