Student affairs educators interested in learning more about the field’s foundational and guiding documents are encouraged to review the following scholarly sources:
- Evans, N. J. & Reason, R.D. (2001). Guiding principles: A review and analysis of Student Affairs philosophical statements. Education Publications, 42(4), 359-377.
- Schwartz, R. & Dafina-Lazarus, S. (2017). The history of student affairs. In J. H. Schuh, S. R. Jones, & V. Torres (Eds.), Student services handbook: A handbook for the profession (6th ed.) (pp. 20-38). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.