Finding the Mentors Our Students Need

Stephen S. Daggett, Avila University
Mike Adams, Xavier University of Louisiana
Peg Yacobucci, Bowling Green State University
Kim Shaw, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville
Karla Parsons-Hubbard, Oberlin College

Description:

To set up electronic monitoring, peer discussion, and surveying of women, minorities, and underrepresented groups.

  1. Network of mentors to work with students via email

  2. Bulletin board for peer discussions

  3. Electronic, anonymous surveys of instream students to assess campus climate and specific obstacles/proven successes and good ideas (perhaps via surveymonkey.com)

www.centrinity.com is one possible source

Budget:

Amount:

Survey licenses (over 2 years)

Up to $360

Bulletin Board (150 people @ $5/person/year)

Up to $1,500

Total budget not to exceed $2,000 in the first year and $1,000 in the second year