NASPA IV-W Presidential Excellence Award

The recipient of the award will be the Region IV-West nominee for the President’s Award awarded by NASPA at the national level.  The award is presented to an individual who has shown special interest in student life for a significant period of time and consistently supports student affairs staff and initiatives.  


Award Information

Deadline: Jul. 30, 2018

Information required for each award submission:

  • Completion of On-Line Application Form
  • Nomination Letter
  • Nominee's Resume
  • Three (3) Letters of Support 

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Award Requirements

To be eligible to receive the award, each applicant must: 

  • Recognized by all constituencies as having special interest in student life for 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 (Preferred)

Current Recipients


Past Recipients

  • 2016 | John Richman

    President - North Dakota State College of Science

  • 2015 | Dean L. Bresciani

    - North Dakota State University

  • 2014 | Robert Kelley

    - University of North Dakota

  • 2013 | G. David Gearhart

    - University of Arkansas

  • 2012 | Tony Frank

    - Colorado State University

  • 2011 | Edward Hammond

    - Fort Hays State University

  • 2010 | Tom J. McDaniel

    - Oklahoma City University

  • 2009 | no information available

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  • 2008 | Jerry B. Farley

    - Washburn University

  • 2007 | no information available

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  • 2006 | John White

    - University of Arkansas

  • 2005 | Lee Vickers

    - Dickinson State University

  • 2004 | Joseph Chapman

    - North Dakota State University

  • 2003 | Don Beggs

    - Wichita State University