the United States have adopted the Student Development Theory.
This philosophy has resulted in the hiring of professionals
director has been specifically trained to facilitate the
personal growth and autonomy of the cOllege student (Decoster,
Statement of the Problem The housing operation at the University of Wisconsin
La Crosse has undergone many fundamental changes since its
is the tremendous growth of the hall director positon at the
University as well as the many who have held such a position.
Therefore this study will reveal the history of the University
Housing Operation with special emphasis on the hall director
past and present.
Significance of the Study To date there essentially has not been a historical
study done on the housing operation and the hall director
documentation of this nature seemed to be in definite order.
It is this writer's intent that this study be a valuable
tool to those who currently hold a housing position particularly
a historical account, implementation of further growth of the