Nearly fifty years ago Harold Hand, in his book Campus Activities, expressed the belief that the influence of the
college living environment out-ranked any and every other
continually echoed Dr. Hand's sentiment that where and how
a college student lives largely determines his physical and
mental health, the attitudes that guide his actions, and indeed
the very quality of education he receives (Reich, 1964).
Since Colonial Times, on campus housing has been a very viable and influential living atmosphere for the college
throughout the years but the impact it has had on the college
most commonly referred to as a dormitory and in recent years residence hall (Powell, Plyer, Dickson, McClellan, 1969).
Although many elements have combined to make on campus
housing such a powerful force in cOllege student's life;
perhaps the most dominant factor of influence has been the
adult in charge of individual who has hall to facilitate
the had the
living to set growth
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