including tutor, housemother, hall manager,
residence hall director to name a few. During the Colonial Era college housing was designed merely to provide a place for students to eat and sleep as
well as to have their out-of-classroom life strictly supervised. Individuals in charge of the dormitories of that day were most often faculty members who were instructed to punish students with floggings, beatings, and other severe forms of reprimand if they did not live up to the high religious standards imposed (Powell, Plyler, Dickson, McClellan, 1969).
From approximately 1850-1900, or what has been referred to as the Student Control Model, colleges became more and more accessible to the common person and began to deemphasize
hired to act "in loco parentis"
and adopted a more benevolent
parental attitude toward the students
During that period, Women's Colleges
began to develop with away from the evil of
intent of keeping The person at the
most commonly called housemother; inspected the rooms for
cleanliness, criticized the manners and morals of the women,
supervised behavior and even screened callers who came to
visit the women (Reich, 1964).
After the turn of the century,
the educational value of
the residence hall became very important.
Thus more and more