Staff Development

DOSA staff

Division of Student Affairs staff are leading CWRU students by example. They are accomplished, hold a variety of expertise and interests, are engaged in lifelong learning, give back to their professions, and volunteer with organizations far and wide.

The following information is adapted from our 2015-16 Staff Professional Involvement Report.


At a Glance

Overall, 93% of staff members hold one or more college degrees and 70% hold a Master's degree or higher. The most common areas of the most recent degrees were business administration/management, college student personnel, counseling, education, higher education, nursing, medicine, psychology, recreation and social work/administration.
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The staff and division received several grants, scholarships and awards, including the Gold Award from NASPA for Violence Education Prevention, the Dedicated Service Award from the National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in American Higher Education and others.
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The Division of Student Affairs holds 46 institutional memberships and 150 Student Affairs staff hold individual memberships in 94 professional organizations.
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Student Affairs staff completed 9 publications and over 55 presentations, poster sessions, and speaking engagements for audiences outside of CWRU during academic year 2015-16.
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Student Affairs staff also served on 132 advisory groups, of which 48 were external to CWRU. In addition to volunteering on campus, staff provided service to 89 external organizations.
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Student Affairs staff participated in professional development activities more than 560 times during the academic year. Future professional development goals include training, increased collaboration and involvement on campus, and leadership.
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