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.

About Author

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

  • ISBN13: 9780773458765
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 228
  • ID: 9780773458765
  • ISBN10: 077345876X

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