ABOUT THE AREA - STUDENT AFAIRS:
Retention at Rust College is a challenge that is faced by many colleges and universities and much discussion is centered on increasing student retention. The area of Student Affairs plays a significant role in the overall retention of students. The area develops programs and services that encourages personal growth and make great strides to improve student service delivery.
Rust College’s area of Student Affairs is responsible for many of the outside-the-classroom aspects of student life. The area has many components that play an integral role in the lives of students. Among these are: Dean for Student Affairs, Residence Life Education, Health Education and Services, Campus Police, Religious Life Education, and Student Activities. These entities work collectively as a team to carry out the mission of the area and the college while assisting in student learning and development by providing quality programs and services that enhances students’ educational experience and prepare students to be contributing members of society.
SERVICES IN THE AREA INCLUDE:
> Providing academic support and implementation of college policy.
> Coordinating disputes and resolutions including academic and behavioral violations of the Student Code of Conduct.
> Assuming leadership around holistic education to create a conducive living and learning environment.
> Enhancing the student experience and addressing issues of retention through ongoing assessment, interpretation, and response to changing student needs.
> Coordinating student development through social, moral, ethical, spiritual, psychological, and occupational preparation for the college community.
> Coordinating the campus response to major crisis's.
>Coordinating student life programs and services throughout the institution.
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Dean of Students
Carolyn V. Hymon