Student Organizations: The Wasted Potential

Coplin, William D.; Rosch, David
January 2007
Campus Activities Programming;Jan/Feb2007, Vol. 39 Issue 6, pA34
The authors discuss the patterns that demonstrate the failed potential of student organizations and the role of students and academic professionals in its failure. Student organizations have potentials to help the university, the community and to develop students' skills, but this potentials are hindered by unstable student participation and short shelf life. The authors blame students' disinterest in investing time and effort and faculty's lack of interest in advising organization as factors.


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