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Published in partnership with NACADA: The Global Community for Academic Advising
Introduction: Addressing Changes in Advising First-Year Students
“Academic Advising and the First College Year draws on NACADA’s vast knowledge of and experience with academic advising that help readers apply that wisdom directly to their institution’s first-year advising practices. This is a ‘must read’ for anyone who is serious about continuous quality improvement in academic advising for new college students.”John N, Gardner, President, and Andrew K. Koch, Chief Operating Officer, both John N. Gardner Institute of Excellence in Undergraduate Education, Brevard, NC
“Academic Advising and the First College Year provides academic advisors, including faculty and advising administrators, with knowledge and resources to work more effectively with students—making students the ultimate beneficiaries of this book.”Chrissy Davis Jones, Dean of Student Support Services, Spokane Falls Community College
“Academic Advising and the First College Year is an invaluable resource for professional advisors, faculty, and administrators working with first year students. Comprehensive in its approach, including theory, practice, and assessment, it serves as a roadmap and resource for advisors and institutions that are committed to student persistence and success.”Susan Fread, Director of Academic Advising, Lehigh Carbon Community College
“As with most meaningful human endeavors, advising first-year college students is a challenging, complicated process. Happily, this book is replete with actionable insights about advising approaches that promise to enhance student success in the first college year and beyond.”George D. Kuh, Chancellor’s Professor of Higher Education Emeritus, Indiana University
“At no time in the history of American higher education has student success been more important. Academic Advising and the First College Year provides readers with a clear and definitive understanding of the important role academic advisors play in first-year students’ academic success and degree completion. Authors identify and investigate key issues, skills, and strategies for all who work with first-year students.”Charlie L. Nutt, Executive Director, NACADA