A History of Innovation at the University of Pittsburgh: The Role of the Student Personnel Dean

A History of Innovation at the University of Pittsburgh: The Role of the Student Personnel Dean

By: Richard J Herdlein (author)Hardback

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This study provides a fascinating history of the evolution of student affairs and the chief student affairs officer during the 20th century. It is primarily a book about people, individuals who served generations of college students with courage, passion, and perseverance. The study highlights the program nurtured through the Dean of Women's Office, a development of historical significance featuring one of the nationally recognized leaders in the early years of student affairs.

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Dr. Morgan is Associate Professor of Higher Education and Student Affairs Administration at Buffalo State College of the State University of New York.


List of Illustrations; Foreword, Preface; Acknowledgements, Introduction; 1. Historical Foundations of College Student Personnel Work; 2. The Formation of the Dean of Women's and the Dean of Men's Offices; 3. The Dean of Women and Dean of Men: Similarities and Differences in Personnel, Values, and Programs, 1919-1941; 4. The Passing of a Pitt Legend; 5. Dislocations Brought on by World War II, 1941-1945; 6. The Postwar Years, 1945-1956; 7. Consolidation of Student Personnel Functions and Development of the Student Services Model, 1956-1967; 8. Student Unrest, the Movement from Control to Community Responsibility, and the Evolution of the Student Development Model, 1967-1980; 9. Summary and Conclusions; Appendix; Bibliography; Index.

Product Details

  • publication date: 31/05/2006
  • ISBN13: 9780773458765
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 228
  • ID: 9780773458765
  • ISBN10: 077345876X

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