For professors of higher education/student affairs, the primary object of inquiry is the university. Yet lore of the divide among faculty and administration looms large over the academy, ranging from perceived dissonance to overt hostility (Bess and Dee, 2014; McMillian and Berberet, 2002; Rice, 1996). With the multitude of issues emerging in the present landscape of higher education, it is worth exploring the real extent of this divide. This article explores the question: Do scholars of higher education/student affairs have or take the opportunity to translate their technical, disciplinary skill into practical assistance to the benefit of their respective institutions? This article provides the preliminary results of an exploratory study of professors of higher education/student affairs and the extent to which they engage in the scholarship of practice (Braxton, 2005) on their own campuses.
Moser, Drew and Austin, Kate
"Professors of Higher Education/Student Affairs and the Scholarship of Practice,"
Growth: The Journal of the Association for Christians in Student Development: Vol. 18
, Article 6.
Available at: https://pillars.taylor.edu/acsd_growth/vol18/iss18/6