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Role of Student Affairs in International Student Transition and Success

Christina W. Yao; Chrystal A. George Mwangi

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  "publisher": "Zenodo", 
  "DOI": "10.5281/zenodo.1035957", 
  "container_title": "Journal of International Students", 
  "title": "Role of Student Affairs in International Student Transition and Success", 
  "issued": {
    "date-parts": [
  "abstract": "<p>International student mobility has grown significantly in recent years, with</p>\n\n<p>over 4.1 million students in 2013 who studied abroad around the world</p>\n\n<p>(Institute of International Education [IIE], 2016). With the changes in</p>\n\n<p>student demographics and increased mobility, student affairs professionals</p>\n\n<p>are in a unique role to support international student transition and success.</p>\n\n<p>Unfortunately, current research and practice in higher education tends to</p>\n\n<p>place a high level of responsibility on the international student to</p>\n\n<p>successfully transition to a new campus environment or places the</p>\n\n<p>responsibility on the international student affairs/student services office to</p>\n\n<p>solely work with these students. Given the multi-faceted needs of</p>\n\n<p>international students, we argue that it is critical for student affairs</p>\n\n<p>professionals across functional areas to be prepared to support this diverse</p>\n\n<p>population.</p>", 
  "author": [
      "family": "Christina W. Yao"
      "family": "Chrystal A. George Mwangi"
  "page": "i-iii", 
  "volume": "7", 
  "note": "ISSN: 2162-3104 Print/ ISSN: 2166-3750 Online\nVolume 7, Number 4, October/November (2017) pp. I-III\n\u00a9 Journal of International Students\n", 
  "type": "article-journal", 
  "issue": "4", 
  "id": "1035957"
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