What’s Next? Charting the Course Before Moving Off the Radar
Author(s): DiRamio, D.
Editor(s): DiRamio, D.
Citation: DiRamio, D. (2017). What’s Next? Charting the Course Before Moving Off the Radar. In DiRamio, D., What’s Next for Student Veterans? Moving From Transition to Academic Success (pp. 179-190). Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina, National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience & Students in Transition.
Seven areas of concern are identified in this chapter that are classified as unfinished business in relation to support for military-affiliated students. These areas requiring improvement, include: staffing and collaboration; faculty and staff training; evaluating military schooling for college credit; preparing students for the transition into the workforce; dealing with the legacy of gender bias as veterans, especially women, transition to higher education; exploring the nexus of traumatic brain injury, mental health, and substance abuse; and addressing the educational inequity.