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The President’s Award

This special NASPA honor is presented to a college or university President or Chancellor who has, over a sustained period, advanced the quality of student life on campus by supporting the institution’s student affairs staff and initiatives.

The Selections and Awards Committee recommends award nominees to the NASPA Board of Directors for their approval. Upon approval, the awards are presented at NASPA's annual awards luncheon which takes place during the annual conference.

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Award Information

Deadline: Nov. 12, 2018

Any NASPA member may nominate an individual for this award.

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Requirements

Below are the criteria that the Selections and Awards Committee of the NASPA Board of Directors will use to evaluate the nominees. Bolded bullets are required, while non-bolded bullets are preferred.

  • Recognized by all constituencies, particularly by students and student affairs professionals, as having special interest in student life for a significant period of time
  • Consistently provides support for student affairs staff and initiatives
  • Active institutional NASPA membership
  • Record of publications, speeches, and remarks that recognize the value and importance of student life

Current Recipients


Past Recipients

  • 2016 | Gail O. Mellow

    President - LaGuardia Community College

  • 2015 | Morton Schapiro

    President - Northwestern University

  • 2014 | Rhenu Khator

    President - University of Houston

  • 2013 | Edward H. Hammond

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  • 2012 | John Sexton

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  • 2011 | Bobby Fong

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  • 2010 | John G. Peters

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  • 2009 | Donald V. DeRosa

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  • 2008 | Scott Cowen

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  • 2008 | Paula M. Rooney

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  • 2007 | Milton A. Gordon

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  • 2006 | Robert C. Khayat

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  • 2005 | Joseph A. Chapman

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  • 2004 | Carol C. Harter

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  • 2003 | Sidney A. Ribeau

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  • 2001 | Dr. Albert J. Simone

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  • 1995 | William R. Nester

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  • 1994 | Aubrey K. Lucas

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  • 1993 | Robert L. Albright

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  • 1992 | Donald C. Swain

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