Loyola University Chicago

Student Diversity & Multicultural Affairs

Division of Student Development

Student Affairs and Leadership: Literature

Sandeen, Arthur and Margaret J. Critical Issues for Student Affairs: Challenges and Opportunities. Publisher: Jossey-Bass (April 14, 2006)
Excerpt: "Critical Issues for Student Affairs tackles the most pressing issues facing the profession of student affairs today. Covering a wide range of topics from diversity to sources of revenue to staff retention and written by two of the most experienced and qualified leaders in student services arena, this book is sure to have a lasting legacy among all whose job it is to care about students' educational experience at colleges and universities.”
Komives, Susan R., Nance Lucas, Timothy R. McMahon. Exploring Leadership: For College Students Who Want to Make a Difference. Publisher: Jossey-Bass Publishers (1998)
Excerpt: "Exploring Leadership provides a unique view of leadership as a participatory process, and helps students and young adults to develop their own potential for leadership in the organizations, groups, and communities of an increasingly diverse complex world."
Kouzes, James M., Barry Z. Posener. The Leadership Challenge. Publisher: John Wiley and Sons, Inc. Third Edition. (2002)
Excerpt: "This book is one of the very best on the topic of leadership, offering extraordinary stories from leaders at various ages and stages of their lives. Whether you’re now in a leadership role and want to further strengthen and hone your skills, or you simply have the desire to learn to make a difference and help guide your company--- or even friends and family members---to higher levels of success, you’ll benefit by reading The Leadership Challenge."