While the role of the faculty advisor may vary as suggested above, advisors can make a significant impact on students and organizations. Effective advisors keep in contact with student leaders, counsel them on plans and operations, attend meetings, provide motivation and inspiration, and offer information and general guidance.
The faculty advisor provides continuity to the chapter as officers and members change from year to year ensuring smooth and solid transitions between program years.
The duties of the faculty advisor include:
The chapter-advisor relationship is not a one-way street. The student chapter and its officers also have responsibilites. Click here to see the role of a student chapter to the advisor.