Past Recipients


Pam Agoyo
Director of American Indian Student Services and Special Assistant to the President for American Indian Affairs
University of New Mexico
Lea M. Jarnagin
Holistic Coach, Facilitator & Strategist
Dr. J Consulting
Josie Ahlquist
Digital Engagement and Leadership Consultant
Dr. Josie, Inc.
Delmy M. Lendof
Vice President for Student Affairs
Pratt Institute
Michael N. Christakis
Vice President for Student Affairs
University at Albany
Terry C. Mena
Vice President and Dean of Students
Northeastern Illinois University
Kimberlie L. Goldsberry
Associate Vice President for Student Affairs
DePaul University
Lori Patton Davis
Professor and Department Chair
The Ohio State University
Stephanie A. Gordon
Vice President for Professional Development
Julie A. Payne-Kirchmeier
Vice President for Student Success
Indiana University
Juan R. Guardia
Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students
University of Cincinnati
Helen Grace Ryan
Vice President for Student Affairs
Bellarmine University
Shelia Higgs Burkhalter
Vice President for Student Affairs
Winthrop University
Nanette Vega
Assistant Dean for Diversity, Inclusion & Community Engagement; Assistant Professor for Medical Education
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Darryl B. Holloman
Vice President for Student Affairs
Spelman College
Wayne Young Jr.
Vice Provost for Student Success
Creighton University
Robin Holmes-Sullivan
Lewis & Clark College
Regina Young Hyatt
Vice President for Student Affairs
Mississippi State University
Carole Hughes
Director of Graduate Student Life
Boston College




Danita M. Brown Young
Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Georj L. Lewis
Atlanta Metropolitan State College
Evette Castillo Clark
Dean of Students
Saint Mary's College of California
Chris S. Meiers
Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
Washington State University - Tri-Cities
Kevin T. Colaner (posthumous)
Associate Vice President / Chief of Operations
California State Polytechnic University - Pomona
Beth Moriarty
Higher Education Consultant
Walter Diaz
Vice President for Student Affairs
Eastern Connecticut State Unviersity
Tonantzin Oseguera
Vice President for Student Affairs
California State University Fullerton
Janet Smith Dickerson
Vice President for Student Affairs
The Claremont Colleges Services
Rose Pascarell
Vice President for University Life
George Mason University
Debra F. Geller
Associate Dean of Students
University of California-Los Angeles
Laura E. Valdez
Director, Office of Advising Strategies
University of New Mexico
Kathy L. Guthrie
Associate Professor, Higher Education
Florida State University
Lawrence P. Ward
Vice President for Learner Success and Dean of Campus Life
Babson College
Jim Hoppe
Vice President & Dean for Campus Life
Emerson College




Angela E. Batista
Vice President of Student Affairs and Institutional Diversity and Inclusion, Champlain College

John Wesley Lowery
Professor and Department Chair, SAHE,Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Paul R. Bennion
Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students,The College of Idaho
Daniel M. Maxwell
Associate Vice Chancellor/Associate Vice President for Student Affairs, University of Houston
Michael D. Coomes
Emeritus Associate Professor of Higher Education and Student Affairs,Bowling Green State University
Salvador B. Mena
Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
Jacob L. Diaz
Regional Assistant Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs and Student Success/ Dean of Students,University of South Florida, St. Petersburg
Shana L. Warkentine Meyer
Vice President for Student Affairs, Missouri Western State University
Pauline M. Dobrowski
Vice President for Student Affairs,Stonehill College
Sandra Olson-Loy
Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, University of Minnesota-Morris
Brandi Hephner LaBanc
Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs & Campus Life,University of Massachusetts Amherst
Jeffrey S. Putman
Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs, SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University
Kathryn T. Hutchinson
Vice President for Student Affairs,St. John's University
Elena M. Sandoval-Lucero
Vice President, Boulder County Campus, Front Range Community College
Jan Minoru Javinar
Specialist Faculty Assistant to the Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs,University of Hawai'i West O'ahu
Christine Schneikart-Luebbe
Dean of Students, Senior Student Affairs Officer, Newman University
Maureen Keefe
Vice President of Student Development,Massachusetts College of Art and Design
David Zamojski
Assistant Dean of Students and Director of Residence Life, Boston University



  • Javaune Adams-Gaston

    Senior Vice President for Student Life

    The Ohio State University

  • Timothy A. Alvarez


    Otero Junior College

  • Susan E. Borrego


    University of Michigan-Flint

  • Sherryl A. Byrd

    Vice President for Student Affairs

    Austin Peay State University

  • Trina Dobberstein

    Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students

    Baldwin Wallace University

  • Kenneth Elmore

    Associate Provost and Dean of Students

    Boston University

  • Wendy Endress

    Vice Provost for Student & Academic Life

    The Evergreen State College

  • Pamela Havice

    Professor of Higher Education and Student Affairs

    Clemson University

  • Debbie E. Heida

    Chief of Staff

    Berry College


  • Joy L. Hoffman

    Independent Contractor-Trainer

  • Cedric B. Howard

    Vice President for Enrollment and Student Services

    SUNY Fredonia

  • Larry W. Lunsford

    Vice President for Student Affairs

    Florida International university

  • Kathryn Mueller

    Vice President of Student Services

    Coastline Community College

  • James Davidson Porter

    Vice President of Student Affairs

    Tulane University

  • Robert A. Schwartz

    Professor of Higher Education, Educational Leadership and Policies Studies

    Florida State University

  • Matthew R. Wawrzynski

    Associate Professor of Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education

    Michigan State University

  • Sarah B. Westfall

    Vice President for Student Development and Dean of Students

    Kalamazoo College


Class of 2018

  • Mamta Accapadi

    Vice President for Student Affairs

    Rollins College

  • Tony Cawthon

    Alumni Distinguished Professor

    Clemson University

  • Paulette Dalpes

    Vice President, Student Affairs

    Community College of Aurora

  • W. Houston Dougharty

    Vice President for Student Affairs

    Hofstra University

  • Felice Dublon

    Vice President and Dean of Student Affairs

    The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

  • Mary Jo Gonzales

    Vice President of Student Affairs

    Washington State University



  • Hampton Hopkins


    Carolina College of Health Sciences

  • Tom Jackson Jr.


    Black Hills State University

  • Sherry Mallory

    Dean of Students, Revelle College

    University of California, San Diego

  • Brian McCoy

    Professor of Psychology

    Nichols College

  • Kandy Mink Salas

    Program Director, College Counseling and Student Development Program

    Azusa Pacific University

  • Denzil Suite

    Vice President for Student Life

    University of Washington

  • Annemarie Vaccaro

    Associate Professor

    University of Rhode Island


Class of 2017

  • Marilyn Amey

    Department Chair of Educational Administration

    Michigan State University

  • Teri Bump

    Vice President for University Relations/ Student Affairs

    American Campus Communities

  • Nancy Crimmin

    Vice President and Chief Academic and Student Affairs Officer

    Becker College

  • Brian Haynes

    Vice President for Student Affairs

    California State University San Bernardino

  • John Hoffman

    Director, Doctor of Educational Leadership Program

    California State University Fullerton



  • Harry Le Grande

    Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs

    University of California Berkeley

  • Patrick Love

    Vice President for Student Affairs

    New York Institute of Technology

  • Ellen Neufeldt

    Vice President for Student Engagement and Enrollment Services

    Old Dominion University

  • Brett Perozzi

    Associate Vice President for Student Affairs

    Weber State University

  • Judy Sakaki


    Sonoma State University

  • Frank Sanchez


    Rhode Island College


Class of 2016

  • Peggy Burke

    Associate Vice President for Student Development

    DePaul University

  • Les P. Cook

    Vice President for Student Affairs and Advancement

    Michigan Technological University

  • Jody Donovan

    Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs/Dean of Students

    Colorado State University

  • Lisa A. Erwin

    Vice Chancellor for Student Life and Dean of Students

    University of Minnesota Duluth

  • Lori M. Ideta

    Interim Vice Chancellor for Students

    University of Hawaii at Manoa

  • Charles J. Fey

    Vice President for Academic Support and Student Affairs

    New Jersey Institute of Technology

  • Berenecea Johnson Eanes

    Vice President for Student Affairs

    California State University Fullerton

  • Tisa Mason


    Valley City State University

  • Kenneth Kelly

    Director, SOAR/Parent and Family Program/Testing and Evaluation Services

    California State University, Long Beach

  • Anna M. Ortiz


    California State University, Long Beach

  • Bridgette O. Pregliasco

    Assistant Professor

    University of Louisville

  • Wm. Gregory Sawyer

    Vice President for Student Affairs

    California State University, Channel Islands

  • Marc L. Wais

    Senior Vice President for Student Affairs

    New York University

  • Richard Walker

    Vice Chancellor/Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Services

    University of Houston


Class of 2015

  • Kevin Bailey

  • Rosie P.Bingham

  • Kari Ellingson

  • Anna Gonzalez

  • Ellen Heffernan

  • Brent Paterson

  • Enrique Ramos

  • Richard Rossi

  • Melissa Vito

  • Vernon Wall

  • Laura Wankel

  • Jeanine Ward-Roof


Class of 2014

  • Margaret Balistreri-Clarke

  • Delight Champagne

  • Magdalena H. de La Teja

  • Richard Hoover

  • Helen Matusow-Ayres

  • Timothy Millerick

  • Debra Moriarty

  • Richard Mullendore

  • Lori Reesor

  • Gregory Roberts

  • Marcia Lou "Cissy" Petty

  • Mark Shanley

  • Eugene Zdziarski


Class of 2013

  • Peg Blake

  • Joe Buchanan

  • Barbara Fienman

  • Jill Halvaks

  • Edward Hammond

  • Shaun Harper

  • Robert Kelly

  • Robert Page

  • Mary Skorheim

  • Sharyn Slavin Miller

  • James Studer

  • Victor Yanitelli


Class of 2012

  • Marilee Bresciani

  • Mary Coburn

  • Enrique Iglesias Hidalgo

  • Randy Hyman

  • Lyle Gohn

  • Levester Johnson

  • Gage Paine

  • Sandy Scherrens

  • Ed Spencer

  • Brian Sullivan

  • Patricia Telles-Irvin

  • Charlotte Tullos

  • Carol Wiggins


Class of 2011

  • Bill Banis

  • Charlotte Burgess

  • Michael Cuyjet

  • Margaret Healy

  • Joan Kindle

  • Phyllis Mable

  • Jim Moore

  • Steve Neilson

  • Penny Rue

  • Robert Shaffer

  • Gail Short Hanson

  • Bette Simmons


Class of 2010

  • Stan Carpenter

  • Mary Desler

  • Diana Doyle

  • Bob Gatti

  • Tom Hill

  • George McClellan

  • Wanda Mercer

  • Tom Robinson

  • Mary Beth Snyder

  • Cheo Torres

  • Jo Anne Trow

  • Howard Wang

  • Jan Winniford


Class of 2009

  • Jill Carnaghi

  • Art Constantino

  • Tom Crady

  • Bill Flanagan

  • Brian Hemphill

  • Zenobia Hikes (in memoriam)

  • Susan Hunter Hancock

  • Carmen Jordan-Cox

  • Robert Naples

  • Tom Shandley

  • Lisa Waits

  • Lori White

  • Pat Whitely


Class of 2008

  • Judith Albin

  • Renee Barnett Terry

  • Larry G. Benedict

  • Kathleen Cramer

  • John Cernech

  • Michael Dannells

  • Jackie Gribbons

  • Ray Heath

  • Art Jackson

  • Barbara Jones

  • Richard Keeling

  • Kurt Keppler

  • Dorothy Knoll

  • Ronni Sanlo


Class of 2007

  • Sara A. Boatman

  • Margaret A. Jablonski

  • William L. Kibler

  • James R. Kitchen

  • Gary Kleeman

  • Bob Leach

  • Frances Lucas

  • Prakash Mathew

  • Fred W. Rhodes

  • Dwight L. Rideout

  • J. Michael Segawa

  • Janet E. Walbert

  • Jamie Washington


Class of 2006

  • Frank P. Ardaiolo

  • Patricia E. Askew

  • James A. Griesen

  • Ronald R. Kopita

  • Sheila Murphy

  • William L. Riley

  • Paula M. Rooney

  • Anthony R. Ross

  • C. Carney Strange

  • Patricia S. Terrell


Class of 2005

  • Donald Blumenthal

  • Cynthia Cherrey

  • Cynthia Forrest

  • Kent Gardner

  • Tom Goodale

  • Harold Holmes

  • Johan Madson

  • Kathleen Manning

  • Richard McKaig

  • Dennis Pruitt

  • Joy Smith

  • Margie Van Vooren

  • George Wallman

  • Ed Whipple


Class of 2004

  • Susan Adams

  • Johnetta Cross Brazzell

  • Dean Bresciani

  • Evelyn Clements

  • Henry Gee

  • Barbara Henley

  • Michael Jackson

  • Kevin Kruger

  • Linda Kuk

  • Thomas Miller

  • Dennis Murphy

  • Karen Pennington

  • Larry Roper

  • Alvin Tagomori

  • Jack Warner

  • Sue Weitz

  • Lee Wilcox


Class of 2003

  • Don Adams

  • Cherry Callahan

  • Larry Dietz

  • Kevin Duffy

  • Shannon Ellis

  • John Gavigan

  • Dennis Golden

  • Barbara Hollman

  • Don Howard

  • James Hurst

  • Almeda Jacks

  • Sandra Matsui

  • Sandy McClean

  • Keith Miser

  • J. Harrison Morson

  • Larry Moneta

  • Myrtis Powell

  • Theresa Powell

  • Karen Rigg

  • Hazel Scott

  • Saunie Taylor

  • Penny Wills


Class of 2002

  • Amefil Agbayani

  • Timothy Brooks

  • Marsha Duncan

  • Gwendolyn J. Dungy

  • Hal Gin

  • Elizabeth Griego

  • William Griffith

  • Sharon Justice

  • James Kuder

  • Don Mills

  • Mikell O'Donnell

  • Frederick Preston

  • Nancy Scott

  • Barbara Snyder

  • Alan Yang


Class of 2001

  • Barbara E. Bender

  • William R. Butler

  • James E. Caswell

  • Jon Dalton

  • Ursula Delworth

  • Larry H. Ebbers

  • Donald D. Gehring

  • Anne E. Golseth

  • Suzanne E. Gordon

  • John J. Koldus, III

  • Susan R. Komives

  • George Kuh

  • Gary Pavela

  • John Schuh

  • James E. Scott

  • Caryl Kelley Smith

  • Richard Stenard

  • Harvey Welch, Jr.


Class of 2000

  • David A. Ambler

  • Margaret J. Barr

  • Ronald Beer

  • Doris M. Ching

  • Joan Claar

  • Tom Dutton

  • Richard J. Correnti

  • James Lyons

  • Donald R. Moore

  • Dudley B. Woodard


Class of 1999

  • James R. Appleton

  • John W. Beatty

  • John L. Blackburn

  • Channing Briggs

  • Judy Chambers

  • Robert H. Ewalt

  • Billy D. Jellison

  • Alice Manicur

  • Jesse Marks

  • Wilma Minton

  • Elizabeth Nuss

  • Chester Peters

  • James Rhatigan

  • Arthur Sandeen

  • Laurence Smith

  • Emily Taylor

  • William (Bud) Thomas

  • John R. Webb

  • Gary E. Widmar

  • D. Parker Young

  • George Young