The College Student Affairs Journal

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Volume 29 #2, 2011

EDITORIAL COMMENTARY
A Culture of Crisis or Opportunities to Further Develop a Professional Knowledge Base?, Roland W. Mitchell.

ARTICLES
1. Examining the Academic Performance and Retention of First-Year Students in Living-Learning Communities and First-Year Experience Courses, John R. Purdie and Vicki J. Rosser.
2. Effects of Greek Affiliation on African American Students’ Engagement: Difference by College Racial Composition, Lori D. Patton, Brian K. Bridges, and Lamont A. Flowers.
3. Promoting Effective Staffing Practices in Student Affairs: A Review of 10 Years of National Conference Curricula, Ashley Tull.
4. Efficacy of Orientation for New Student Affairs Professionals, Laura A. Dean, Sue A. Saunders, George F. Thompson, and Diane L. Cooper.
5. Preparation of New Professionals and Mission-Driven Hiring Practices: A Survey of Senior Student Affairs Officers at Catholic Colleges and Universities, Sandra M. Estanek, Richard Herdlein, and Justyne Harris.
6. Campus Stalking: Theoretical Implications and Responses, Joel H. Scott and Diane L. Cooper.

BOOK REVIEW:
The Evolving Challenges of Black College Students: New Insights for Policy, Practice, and Research, Edited by Terrell L. Strayhorn and Melvin C. Terrell Reviewed by Derrick Echoles.
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