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Vol. 20 (2006 Spring)

Factors Influencing the Willingness to Mentor Females in Leadership Positions within Campus Recreation: A Historical Perspective

  • Glenna G. Bower
  • Mary A. Hums
  • John L. Keedy
June 21, 2017


The purpose of this study was to examine how mentoring played a role in advancing women in leadership positions within campus recreation from a historical perspective. The present study investigated two areas of inquiry within campus recreation: (a) what were the individual reasons for mentoring women within campus recreation? and (b) what organizational factors inhibited or facilitated mentoring women?