Robert D. Reason is an associate professor of student affairs and higher education at Iowa State University. He has written many journal articles and contributed chapters including such important texts as in Student Services: A Handbook for the Profession, 5th Edition (Jossey-Bass, 2010).
About the Authors xix
PART ONE: INPUTS 1
1 Characteristics of College Students in the United States 3
2 The College Choice Process 28
3 Student Enrollment Patterns 45
PART TWO: ENVIRONMENTS 61
4 Transition to College 63
5 College Environments 82
6 Approaches to College Student Development 114
7 College Student Development Theories: Cognitive, Moral, and Psychosocial Identities 134
PART THREE: OUTCOMES 171
8 Retention and Persistence 173
9 Student Outcomes 197
10 Serving College Students in the United States, Today and Tomorrow 229
Name Index 277
Subject Index 283
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