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Beyond Borders: How International Developments are Changing Student Affairs Practice: New Directions for Student Services, Number 86

Jon C. Dalton (Editor)
ISBN: 978-0-7879-4868-9
110 pages
June 1999, Jossey-Bass
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As international travel, communication, and economic integration continue to expand, student affairs professionals need to incorporate a more global perspective into their work and leadership on campus. This timely issue of New Directions for Student Services assesses the impact of international trends and developments on the student affairs profession, and offers practical suggestions for developing the knowledge and skills requisite for a global future. The authors explain how to recruit and support international students and provide valuable information on student and staff exchange programs. The volume also presents case studies from student affairs professionals in Mexico, Germany, and Hong Kong, highlighting the global student affairs issues that transcend national borders.

This is the 86th issue of the quarterly journal New Directions for Student Services.

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Table of Contents

1. The Significance of International Issues and Responsibilities in the Contemporary Work of Student Affairs (Jon C. Dalton).

2. An Expanded International Role for Student Affairs (Charles J. Ping).

3. Opportunities for International Travel and Professional Exchange for Student Affairs Professionals (Kevin W. Kruger, GwAndolyn Jordan Dungy).

4. The Place of Student Services in German Universities (Dieter Schaferbarthold).

5. Student Services in the Largest Private University System in Mexico (Carlos J. Mijares Lopez).

6. Development of Student Affairs in Hong Kong (Luke S. K. Wong).

7. Global Issues Confronting Student Affairs Leaders (Allen R. Barlow).

8. The Internationalizing Influences of New Communications Technologies (Sydney R. Grant).

9. Contributions for International Students and Programs to Campus Diversity (Dennis M. Peterson, Peter Briggs, Luiza Dreasher, David D. Horner, Trevor Nelson).

10. Beyond Borders: A Model for Students and Staff Development (Roberta A. Christie, Sherrill W. Ragens).

11. International Skills and Experiences for a Global Future (Sarah Latham, Jon C. Dalton).

12. International Resources and Contacts for Student Affairs Professionals (Roger B. Ludeman).

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Author Information

JON C. DALTON is vice president for student affairs and associate professor of higher education at Florida State University. He serves as director of the Institute on College Student Values and is a past president of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators.
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