Book cover for The Faculty Factor: Developing Faculty Engagement with Living Learning Communities
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ISBN: 9781642672534

January 2023

With vignette “Partnering for Success” by Terri Garrett

This chapter offers the foundational steps of collaboration for the success and longevity of LLCs. A model of shared vision, resources, and oversight between student affairs and academic affairs highlights practical approaches for partnering for the future.  Collaboration on LLCs can be challenging but when approached as a truly shared experience, it can be invigorating, inspiring, and remind those in higher education of how our passion for serving students began.

Discussion Questions

  • What are some tangible ways that those in student and academic affairs can collaborate in living learning communities?
  • What are some barriers for a successful academic affairs and student affairs partnerships at your institution?
  • List some examples of successful faculty/staff collaboration at your institution and why this collaboration has brought success.