educational, recreational and social facilities in addition
(Culbertson, 1982). Dormitory - A building which provides living quarters
for college students without the additional educational,
recreational and social facilities.
Coeducational Residence Hall - A living environment
which houses and enriches both men and women.
Single-sex Residence Hall - A type of residence hall
that houses one sex exclusively.
Resident - An individual who lives in a residence hall.
Residence Hall Director - The individual in charge of the residence hall who is responsible for the facilitation of
student development within the hall.
Housemother - The woman who is in charge and resides in
the college dormitory.
Director of Housing - The individual who oversees the
entire housing operation and ultimately supervises all who
are employed within the operation.
Area Coordinator - The individual in charge of a certain
number of residence halls.
This individual supervises and
assists the hall directors in his or the smooth operation of the halls.
In Loco Parentis - A policy which gave those in charge of the college living environment the power to act in the
absence of the parents in regard to the discipline and