Advancement Work in Student Affairs: The Challenges and Strategies: New Directions for Student Services, Number 130
June 2010, Jossey-Bass
- 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
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.
EDITOR’S NOTES 1
Thomas E. Miller
1. The Context for Development Work in Student Affairs 3
Thomas E. Miller
This chapter presents the circumstances for the evolution of development work in student affairs and the natural fit between the practices and nature of student affairs and those of fundraising.
2. Getting Started in Student Affairs Development 9
Myra F. Morgan, Sharon M. Policello
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.
3. Student Affairs and Alumni Relations 19
Patricia A. Rissmeyer
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.
4. Fundraising for Student Affairs at Comprehensive Institutions 31
Jan Arminio, Leslie Folmer Clinton, George Harpster
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.
5. Entrepreneurialism in Student Affairs: The Eckerd College Waterfront Program Story 47
William Covert, Cari Murphy
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.
6. More Than an Open Door: Deploying Philanthropy to Student Access and Success in American Community Colleges 55
Joyce C. Romano, Geraldine Gallagher, Sanford C. Shugart
This chapter describes how community college foundations provide critical opportunities primarily focused on meeting student financial needs. Student affairs professionals team with foundation colleagues in important ways to focus opportunity and resources where most needed.
7. Summary and Suggestions for the Path Ahead 71
Thomas E. Miller
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 75
Letter from the University of Pittsburgh