Thesis Director: Jamie Molnar SOCAT Case Manager, Office of the Dean of Students
Thesis Committee Member: Jacob Diaz Dean of Students/ Director of Housing and Residence Life
University of South Florida St. Petersburg
The Office of the Dean of Students (DOS) at the University of South Florida (USFSP) provides three primary services to the campus community: the Student Conduct Office, the Title IX Office (sexual education), and the Students of Concern Assistance Team (SOCAT) which includes the SOCAT Case Manager. Data analysis will determine how the DOS office is viewed by the campus faculty, staff, and students, including the office’s purpose and current services offered. The data will also reveal current challenges facing the campus’ students, faculty and staff. Qualitative research will be conducted through both staff and student interviews and quantitative data through student surveys. The data will be analyzed, from which, five meaningful, impactful, and purposeful recommendations will be suggested for future implementation.
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Hutchings, Hannah, "A Meaningful Initiative: Developing the Dean of Students at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg" (2016). USFSP Honors Program Theses (Undergraduate). 206.