They say it takes a village to raise a child. Each community must be filled to the brim with teachers, neighbors, and friends who care for and encourage other people’s children. College campuses are similar in this way – and these days it can certainly take a village to “raise” an employable college graduate.
Despite varied opinions about “What college is for,” students fork over tuition checks with hopes that their experiences will open doors to a better life. Most times, that means gainful employment. Between academic affairs and student affairs, campuses provide a multitude of experiences that help students shape their career aspirations while building the skills to get them there.
But there’s a problem.