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The New York Journal of Student Affairs

The New York Journal of Student Affairs

Publication Date

11-19-2012

Document Type

Article

Abstract

Using the 1944 work of E. G. Williamson, then president of ACPA, this essay provides historical and comparative analysis of campus efforts surrounding student-veterans. Emphasis is placed on Williamson’s five efforts, which alerted colleges to the immediate needs of veterans returning from the Second World War and enrolling in college. The current work applies Williamson’s five efforts to contemporary higher education and the military students enrolled therein. Recommendations for practice are offered.

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