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Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research

Georgia Southern University

1999

Student opinion

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Student Leaders: Are There Differences With Institutional Satisfaction?, Ginny L. Van Rie Jan 1999

Student Leaders: Are There Differences With Institutional Satisfaction?, Ginny L. Van Rie

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This quantitative study investigates differences in student leaders" satisfaction with their institution. An adapted form of the ACT Student Opinion Survey (four-year-form) is administered to 103 student leaders representing two types of leadership positions, those selected or hired by the institution and those elected by their peers. Descriptive statistics and independent t-tests indicate only 2 significant differences in the satisfaction areas assessed. Both groups of student leaders tend to have moderate to high levels of satisfaction with their institution. However, selected/hired student leaders have more homogeneous satisfaction scores than the student leaders elected by their peers. Hired student leaders ...