Region IV-East Robert H. Shaffer Award for Academic Excellence as a Graduate Faculty Member

This award is presented to a faculty member in a college personnel professional preparation program at a college or university within Region IV-East.

Winners will be notified in early September and the presentation of the awards will take place at the Region IV-East Conference in November in Detroit, Michigan.  Award winners should make every attempt to attend the Region IV-East Conference. 

In addition to the regional recognition that accompanies this award, the recipient will also be considered for the National NASPA Robert H. Shaffer Award for Academic Excellence as a Graduate Faculty Member. 


AWARD CRITERIA:

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.

  • Responsibility for teaching graduate or professional school students who generally pursue careers in higher education administration and student affairs
  • Consistent and excellent mentorship of graduate students, several of whom have moved into responsible positions in higher education or student affairs
  • Solid record of scholarly achievement in appropriate journals and publications
  • Active individual NASPA membership
  • Significant contributions to professional associations
  • Served on doctoral committees
  • Tenured, full-time, faculty member


Award Information

Deadline: Oct. 15, 2017

Questions?

Nickala L. Paul, MS

Chair, Awards and Exemplary Programs

Tel: 248-402-3860

Email: [email protected]

Meg Haggerty, MS

Chair, Awards and Exemplary Programs

Tel: 317-940-8648

Email: [email protected]

A nomination for this award should be submitted online at:

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NOMINATION REQUIREMENTS:

STEP 1: Write a letter of nomination.

STEP 2: Gather the nominee's contact information and resume/c.v.

STEP 3: Collect three (3) letters of support.

STEP 4: The person coordinating the nomination should access the online application form and submit all of the nomination materials. You must upload all of the materials at the same time.

STEP 5: Submit the nomination by the published deadline!


Current Recipients

  • Dr. Saran Donahoo
    Director, College Student Personnel Program Director, Doctoral Program - Southern Illinois University


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Past Recipients

  • 2015 | Dafina-Lazarus Stewart

    - Bowling Green State University