Parents and the Role of the Academic Dean

An increasing part of any academic dean's week is fielding calls (and sometimes unannounced visits) from concerned parents. These so-called "helicopter parents" are well-known to student life professionals. In the past, they've called to try and influence the admissions process, to negotiate improved housing assignments, and to manage the personal lives of their children.

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