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Western Michigan University

Higher Education

1981

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A Comparative Study Of Student And Faculty Morale Determinants And Relationships In Southern Baptist Institutions Of Higher Education, Jack Elliotte Brown Jr. Dec 1981

A Comparative Study Of Student And Faculty Morale Determinants And Relationships In Southern Baptist Institutions Of Higher Education, Jack Elliotte Brown Jr.

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The purpose of this study was to identify morale determinants and then to determine the extent of morale relationships and similarities among various categories of students and between students and faculty members in Southern Baptist institutions of higher education.

The study was conducted with randomly selected students and faculty members from four Southern Baptist institutions of higher education in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Two similar research instruments were used to collect data from 230 of 300 students and from 50 of 60 faculty members.

Selected morale studies of the 50's, 60's and 70's were studied in the ...


A Study Of Financially Supportive And Financially Nonsupportive Alumni Of Los Angeles Baptist College, Richard Steven Koole Dec 1981

A Study Of Financially Supportive And Financially Nonsupportive Alumni Of Los Angeles Baptist College, Richard Steven Koole

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The purpose of this study was to determine which variables (alumni characteristics) may influence the giving pattern of alumni to their alma mater. With American colleges facing a continuing need for funds, a clear understanding of factors which may influence alumni giving is vital.

A questionnaire was mailed to all of the alumni of Los Angeles Baptist College. After receiving responses from 54% of the alumni contacted, the data were analyzed to determine whether certain alumni characteristics affected whether an alumnus was a donor or nondonor. The 28 alumni characteristics studied were divided into five categories: (a) academic achievement, (b ...


Self-Esteem And Altruism Perceived As Motivational Factors For Alumni Giving, And Their Relationships To Various Donor Characteristics, Gerald Leonard Anderson Aug 1981

Self-Esteem And Altruism Perceived As Motivational Factors For Alumni Giving, And Their Relationships To Various Donor Characteristics, Gerald Leonard Anderson

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The purpose of this study was to investigate relationships between alumni donor characteristics and self-esteem and altruism with the assumption that donor self-esteem and altruism are related to alumni giving behavior. Eight donor characteristics perceived to represent a cross-section of donor characteristics having a direct or indirect relationship to either self-esteem, altruism, or both, in regard to philanthropy, were selected for study. Self-esteem and altruism were selected because they are perceived to represent factors that are paramount in motivation for giving.

A survey instrument consisting of two sections was developed. Section one provided information regarding donor characteristics which included gender ...


An Investigation Of The Relationships Between Various Institutional Variables And Compliance With Title Ix In Intercollegiate Athletics, Richard C. Cadigan Apr 1981

An Investigation Of The Relationships Between Various Institutional Variables And Compliance With Title Ix In Intercollegiate Athletics, Richard C. Cadigan

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