2017-04-18

AVP/Senior Level Student Affairs Professional Award

This award honors a student affairs professional at the AVP or senior-level whose outstanding commitment to the profession includes development of programs that address the needs of students, creation of a campus environment that promotes student learning and development, and support of and active engagement in NASPA.

Eligible applicants should have:

  • Professional responsibility for the direction and oversight of two or more student affairs functional areas, and/or three or more professional staff members
  • Record of innovative programming that has had an impact on the home campus environment in more than one functional area of student affairs
  • Volunteer service to the association via leadership roles at the state, regional, national, or international levels with preferred progression from entry-level to senior-level leadership roles within NASPA's volunteer ranks
  • At least ten years of service to the student affairs profession or relevant functional area
  • Reports to the deputy or most senior student affairs officer on campus and is not the Vice President of Student Affairs
  • Active individual NASPA membership


Award Information

Deadline: Jun. 15, 2018

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Current Recipients

  • Judith W. Grimes, Ph.D.
    Associate Vice President for Student Affairs & Dean of Students - Missouri Western State University


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Past Recipients

  • 2017 | Amy N. Pennington

    Dean of Students - Arkansas Tech University