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  Vassar College Residential Life
In cooperation with the academic mission of the college, the Office of Residential Life is committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive residential environment that is dedicated to the development of the whole student.
Members of the Office of Residential Life serve as advocates for students through advising, counseling, and acting as a conduit for the maintenance of the physical environment.
Residential life at Vassar provides students with a living and learning environment that supports the academic experience.
residentiallife.vassar.edu   (296 words)

  Encyclopedia: Residential college
A residential college is an organisational pattern for a division of a university that places academic activity in a community setting of students and faculty, usually at a residence and with shared meals, the college having a degree of autonomy and a federated relationship with the overall university.
However, the term residential college is also used to describe a variety of other patterns, ranging from a dormitory with some academic programming, to continuing education programs for adults lasting a few days.
The classical models for the residential college are the colleges of the Oxford University and Cambridge University in the United Kingdom; the University of California, Santa Cruz, Yale University, Rice University, and the California Institute of Technology in the United States.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Residential-college   (1338 words)

 College - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The term "college" also applies to separate entities within a university (usually referred to as "federated colleges" or "affiliated colleges"), akin to the residential colleges in the United Kingdom.
It is also used for some tertiary institutions (e.g., Shue Yan College, or United College of the Chinese University of Hong Kong), or a residence hall of a university (as in British usage, e.g., St. John's College of the University of Hong Kong).
The term "college" in Singapore is generally only used for pre-university educational institutions called "Junior Colleges", which provide the final two years of secondary education (equivalent to sixth form in English terms or grades 11-12 in the American system).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/College   (4124 words)

 Residential Life | Office of Undergraduate Admissions
The residential colleges allow students to experience the cohesiveness and intimacy of a small school while still enjoying the cultural and scholarly resources of a large university, fostering spirit, allegiance, and a sense of community.
Every residential college has its own master and dean, both of whom are Yale faculty members who live in the college with their families and eat their meals with students in the dining hall.
He or she is responsible for the physical well being and safety of students in the residential college, as well as for fostering and shaping the social, cultural, and educational life and character of the college.
www.yale.edu /admit/freshmen/residential_life   (405 words)

 How to Build a Residential College: Architecture to Social Life
Elect or appoint one of the fellows to be the master or president of the college, responsible for overall administration and reporting to the provost or the chancellor of the university.
Buildings and Grounds — Although a college is a society and not a building, it must have a physical space of its own to carry out its work: a place that its members can help to build and to which they can develop a personal attachment.
All the fellows should be required to spend a night or two every year in the college guest room as a condition of their appointment, and on those nights they should participate in the evening life of the college.
collegiateway.org /howto   (3230 words)

 FAQs -- Residential Colleges -- Bucknell
Residential College students live with other students from their college in either Smith Hall (located on Seventh Street) or in McDonnell Hall (located next to Swartz Hall).
The Residential College course is very similar to other foundation seminar courses except that you live with other students in your class.
Many residential college students will join Greek organizations during their sophomore year, but they have an opportunity to participate in residential college alumni communities regardless of their Greek affiliation.
www.bucknell.edu /academics/residential_colleges/faq.html   (696 words)

 Residential College Facilities, Policies, and Procedures
Middlebury College maintains houses in the belief that they can be a positive addition to the larger campus community and that they provide students with valuable opportunities for assuming responsibility for activities and programs that support the life of the College community.
The College deans may initiate entry of a room and/or a room search in order to meet a medical crisis, to avert danger to human life, or when there is reason to believe that a very serious violation of College regulations has been committed and that the evidence may be found in a student's room.
The College, through the offices of the deans and the president, retains the right and ultimate authority to protect itself from criminal or civil action that could be taken against the College because of the conduct of a student organization.
www.middlebury.edu /about/handbook/residential   (11050 words)

 How to Build a Residential College
A residential college, as I use the term, is a small, cross-sectional, social and academic unit within a large university.
The residential college model has caught on at institutions as diverse as Rice University, Princeton University, the University of Virginia, Murray State University, Truman State University, and even Middlebury College, which has recently decided that its 2000-student population is socially too large and needs to be subdivided.
Although a residential college is a society and not a building, it must have a physical space of its own to carry out its work, a place that its members can help to build and to which they can develop a personal attachment.
rjohara.net /cv/2001PHE.html   (3776 words)

 Yale > Residential College Seminar Program > Home
Undergraduates in the residential colleges are actively encouraged to generate new seminar ideas and solicit course proposals from prospective instructors.
They are given the further opportunity to help shape the Yale College curriculum by serving on their residential college's seminar committee, which evaluates seminar proposals, interviews the candidates, and selects the courses that their college sponsors.
Instructors are appointed as Lecturers in Yale College (or in the case of registered graduate students, as Part-Time Acting Instructors).
www.yale.edu /collegeseminar   (390 words)

 Residential College Bulletin
Residential College faculty are drawn from a variety of University departments in the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences.
The Residential College is located in East Quadrangle, where RC students are required to live during their first and second years at the University (about half of the 850 residents of East Quad are RC students).
First-year or transfer students who are admitted to the College of Literature, Science and the Arts at the University of Michigan are eligible for admission to the Residential College.
www.umich.edu /~rescoll/aboutrc/bulletin-long.html   (1935 words)

 Residential College   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Residential Colleges at LSU provide students the academic and social environment of a small college as they enhance the rich academic, cultural, athletic, recreational, and social opportunities available at Louisiana’s flagship Research I university.
Designed to appeal to different interests, each of these residential college programs offers students the opportunity to experience the distinct advantages of both a small college and a large university.
The IT Residential College Program is designed to provide students training and intensive practice in computer applications in a supportive academic and social environment.
appl003.lsu.edu /slas/rescollege.nsf/index   (377 words)

 Rice University
Before matriculating, each of the university's 2,800 undergraduates becomes a member of one of nine residential colleges, which have their own dining halls, public rooms, and dorms on campus; most of the first-year students and about 75 percent of all undergraduates reside at their associated colleges.
Because each student is randomly assigned to one of the colleges, and maintains membership in the same college throughout the undergraduate years, the colleges are enriched by the diversity of their students' backgrounds, academic interests and experiences, talents, and goals.
The experience of college residence is indispensable to conveying the rich flavor of academic life at Rice, allowing students to combine their usual studies with an array of social events, intramural sports, student plays, lecture series, innovative college-designed courses, and an active role in student government.
students.rice.edu /students/Colleges.asp   (218 words)

 Residential College Board - Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
We are proud to represent the needs of one third of all on-campus residents at Northwestern, and we strive to enhance the experience and the benefits of living in a Residential College.
Each of the six vice presidents specializes in an area specifically relevant to the residential college community: academic affairs, financial affairs, inter-college relations, philanthropic affiars, public relations, and social affiars.
The Residential College Board is responsible for a number of large-scale social events every year, including the Fall Formal, Winter Quarter Quiz Bowl, the annual RCB Field Day, and Rock the Beach, an New Student Week event on North Beach open to all students.
groups.northwestern.edu /rcb   (281 words)

 What is the Residential College Program?
The Residential College Program (RCP) at Truman State University seeks to bring the intellectual vitality of the University inside the residence hall walls.
Residential Colleges are places where faculty and students join together in pursuit of the liberal arts.
Truman's expanded Residential College Program, an initiative of Academic Affairs, offers all first year students and many upper class students the chance to experience a living-learning community by bringing an academic focus to some of the activities and relationships developed within the residence halls.
advising.truman.edu /Faculty/RCPInfo.asp   (281 words)

 History of Residential College
In addition to dormitory facilities, the College offers several seminar rooms, a small library, a networked computer lab, large and smaller meeting rooms, a game room, and offices for the faculty and staff who are an integral part of the Residential College community.
Residential College fosters a deep sense of community among its members: students, faculty and staff participate together in the committees which oversee the College, in athletic competitions, and picnics on the patio.
he Residential College embodies an extraordinary cooperation between the College of Arts and Sciences, the Office of Housing and Residence Life, the University as a whole, and--perhaps most importantly--the devotion of the individuals who make the University thrive and who further dedicate themselves to the enrichment and continuation of the RC.
www.uncg.edu /res/history.html   (381 words)

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 Amherst College Dean of Students: Residential Life   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Since Amherst College is a small community, we encourage all new students to meet as many of the other new students as possible.
Students submit proposals for theme living to the College Council, which accepts the proposals and allocates space for the programs when there is a clear linkage between student efforts to pursue or realize the College’s central educational and cultural ideals and residential life.
Theme houses are reviewed each year by the College Council, which solicits a description from each house of its activities for the year, and judges its success in meeting the goals of theme housing.
www.amherst.edu /~dos/reslife   (2349 words)

 Honors College @ Oakland University - Residential College
Residential College is an academic concept with residential halls, dining facility, classrooms, conference center, library, computer center and a visiting residential fellow.
The objective is to create an environment that facilitates collaborative and communal learning and living, factors significant to improving the quality of undergraduate education.
An important part of Residential College is Learning Communities, which will begin at OU in fall 2004.
www2.oakland.edu /hc/rc.cfm   (123 words)

 Residential College - UNC Greensboro
Welcome to the Residential College web site: RC is an educational and life community of students, faculty and staff living and working in Mary Foust Hall.
At RC you will find a diverse, yet close-knit community where faculty, staff and students look for creative ways to learn and to connect with each other to better understand, be prepared for and to live in the world.
Residential College The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
www.uncg.edu /res   (74 words)

 Princeton - News - Meg Whitman to support new residential college at Princeton
The new college, to be named Whitman College, will enable Princeton to expand its undergraduate student body and provide more varied educational and social opportunities for students.
Construction of Whitman College will allow the University to increase the undergraduate student body from about 4,600 to 5,100, with the increase to be phased in over four entering classes, probably beginning with the class of 2010.
With the new college, this system will be enhanced so that three colleges, including Whitman College, will house students from all four classes and some graduate students, increasing interaction and allowing upper-class students to take fuller advantage of the colleges' social and cultural offerings.
www.princeton.edu /pr/news/02/q1/0204-whitman.htm   (775 words)

 Division of University Housing - Chadbourne Residential College
Chadbourne Residential College is a residential community with a difference: an ideal place to live for students who want to enjoy the benefits of a small liberal arts college while attending one of the world's great research universities, the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
CRC brings the college learning experience into the everyday lives of its members, bridging the formal world of the classroom with the informal world of the residential college.
To apply to Chadbourne Residential College as an incoming first-year student, you should rank it as your number one choice on University Housing's Assignment Preference Form, which is included with your housing contract materials.
www.housing.wisc.edu /CRC   (2142 words)

 Adm. Assessment - Residential College (pg. 1)
1c.   College Heads are evaluating their involvement; one alternative is to meet one on one with freshmen in the college.
5.  Residential Colleges had a 5% increase in participation for males and a 4% increase in participation for females in intra-collegiate sports and recreation programs.   A total of 2075 males and 1120 females participated.
6a.  Student members from each residential college will have opportunities to serve as officers, be on committees, and/or be members of a residential college.
campus.murraystate.edu /sacs/Assessments/Stu_Affairs/at_rc_0102.htm   (804 words)

 Residential College Histories
The institutional history of Christ College is complex, but one major episode in that history was the merger of an earlier St. Wilfrid’s College (for theological students) with Christ College in 1929.
The College of St. Hild and St. Bede was formed by the union in 1975 of the College of the Venerable Bede (established in 1839 as a teacher training college for men) and St. Hild’s College (established in 1858 as a teacher training college for women).
History of the College Plan by Charles Seymour—Educational Aspects of the College Plan by William Clyde DeVane—Plans for College Athletics at Yale by Malcolm Farmer—Pictures on the Walls of the New Colleges by Theodore Sizer—The Bookplates, China, and Silverware of the Colleges by Carl A. Lohmann—Branford College—Calhoun College—Davenport College—Jonathan Edwards College—Pierson College—Saybrook College—Trumbull College.
collegiateway.org /reading/college-histories   (2847 words)

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