Shannon Ellis is a former NASPA president and is currently the vice president for student services at the University of Nevada-Reno. Based upon Ellis' personal journal, this book chronicles her triumphs and challenges during her first year as a senior student affairs officer (SSAO). Ellis speaks candidly, and with much humility and wit, as readers follow her journey to become a successful vice president. She provides valuable leadership, management, and professional development advice, and offers a unique "behind the scenes" look at the work of all student affairs administrators.
Paperback | 2003 | 86 pages