A new book, Student Affairs and Services in Higher Education: Global Foundations, Issues, and Best Practices, 3rd edition, which has recently been published, features a number of authors from Stellenbosch University (SU).
With 250 authors, advisors and editors from over 125 countries this book is a truly global collaborative effort to capture the diverse, significant and expansive theories, frameworks, practices, models and services provided by Student Affairs and Services in Higher Education across the globe. This comprehensive book is the reference book for scholars, researchers and practitioners across the globe on all matters related to Student Affairs in Higher Education. The informative chapters cover a vast breadth of issues including principles, values, theories and frameworks, professionalisation, research and scholarship, social justice, equality and gender issues, engagement, internationalisation, retention and graduate competencies, governance and student participation, leadership and migration, a discussion of over 42 functional areas and almost 100 country reports. The authors are of the highest caliber and greatest diversity and share their formidable knowledge and experience, all detailing the immense impact Student Affairs and Services have in Higher Education across the globe.
This 629 paged book is edited by Roger B. Ludeman (editor in chief) and Birgit Schreiber, the former Senior Director for the Division Student Affairs at SU. They have brought together a formidable collection of authors presenting a diverse lens and textured understanding of this essential part of Higher Education. Each author has contributed his and her experience making this a rich, comprehensive and compelling resource for all Higher Education across the globe.
Contributing authors from SU include Prof Magda Fourie-Malherbe, Drs Munita Dunn-Coetzee and Taryn Bernard, and Ruth Andrews, Jaco Greeff Brink, JC Landman, Anele Mdepa, Tonia Overmeyer and Pieter Kloppers.
The book can be downloaded free of charge by clicking here.