of the aspects she and many other housemothers enjoyed was teaching the female students to hold tea parties and other such social events (Hazelhurst, 1987).
In the early 1970's the housemothers began to gradually
retire and were replaced by individuals, both men and women,
who tended to be younger and better educated.
Persons employed during this time period
included Steve and Jim McIntyre, Dick
Mary Adams, Joe and Marcia Bergeson, McGarry, Rod Smith and Becky Romenesko
their title was changed from housemother to head
The era of the housemother truly ended in 1980
with the retirement namely Doris Saures
of the last two original housemothers, and Arline Kiely (Koehler, 1986).
In 1968, a graduate program in College Student Personnel
was approved for to the hiring of
eventually of degree.
officials felt that if a student personnel degree was being
then those individuals who were hired to work in
the head resident service employee.
was categorized as a classified, civil When individuals with their Masters Degrees
began to be hired, the head resident position was retitled