Fred Turner Award for Outstanding Service to NASPA

Supporting the Profession
Application Deadline: October 31, 2019 | Award Type: national

This award, named for a past Chair of the NASPA Board of Directors (1958-1959) and former Chief Student Affairs Officer at the University of Illinois, honors a NASPA member who has served in leadership roles at the state, regional, national, or international levels of NASPA, and who has had, at minimum, ten continuous years of NASPA membership. The Fred Turner Award is NASPA’s equivalent of a lifetime achievement award; each recipient has brought honor and dignity to the student affairs profession, and to NASPA as an association, for a sustained period of time.

Award Criteria

Required

  • Volunteer service to the association via leadership roles at the state, regional, national, or international levels
  • Minimum of ten continuous years of NASPA membership
  • Active individual NASPA membership

Preferred

  • Progression from entry-level to senior-level leadership roles within NASPA’s volunteer ranks
  • Involvement in multiple branches (e.g., Regions, Knowledge Communities, Divisions and Groups, etc.) of the association
  • Volunteer service that has had a significant impact on NASPA as an association