Strengthening the Relationship with Student Affairs
Assumptions based on inadequate knowledge can harm the important relationship between academic affairs and student affairs. When the two divisions work in isolation, negative stereotypes can persist unchallenged: faculty might view student affairs staff as being unduly nurturing to students, and student affairs staff might view faculty as individualistic and uncaring of students' well-being. Both divisions need to combat these stereotypes and find ways to meet students' needs. Here are some things that department chairs can do.
- Learning Communities Link Courses, Bring Academic and Student Affairs Together
- Parting Shot: It's Merely Academic
- Department-less Interdisciplinary Program Provides Flexibility for Returning Adult Students
- Linking Accreditation and the Malcolm Baldrige Framework
- Strengthening the Relationship with Student Affairs
- RACI Charts: A Tool to Identify and Acknowledge Faculty Members' Administrative Work