George D. Kuh Award for Outstanding Contribution to Literature and/or Research Award

Supporting the Profession Faculty
Application Deadline: October 29, 2020 | Award Type: national

Named in 2011 for the Chancellor’s Professor Emeritus at Indiana University and Director, National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment, this award honors an individual who has demonstrated a lifetime commitment to research and scholarship related to higher education.  The honoree’s work should address important and substantial issues, and have had a significant or transformative effect on higher education and student affairs practice in a national or international context.

Any NASPA member may nominate an individual for this award.

2020 Current Recipients

Award Criteria

Required

  • Exceptional contributions to student affairs through sustained research and scholarship
  • Issues addressed in research and scholarship have to be important and substantial issues
  • Impact of research must have implications for higher education at the national or international level
Preferred
  • Active individual NASPA membership

Past Recipients

2018 | Marcia Baxter Magolda
2017 | Vincent Tinto
2017 | Annemarie Vaccaro 
2016 | David A. Longanecker 
2015 | Elizabeth Whitt
2014 | Samuel Museus
2013 | Marilee J. Bresciani 
2012 | Jane Fried 
2011 | Gregory S. Blimling
2010 | Jon Dalton 
2010 | Shaun Harper 
2009 | Vasti Torres
2007 | Kathleen Manning
2006 | Susan R. Komives 
2005 | Gary M. Pavela
2004 | Melvin C. Terrell 
2003 | Roger B. Winston
2001 | Marylu McEwen
2000 | Arthur C. Sandeen
1999 | Ernie Suggs
1998 | Don Hossler 
1997 | Barbara E. Bender
1996 | M. Lee Upcraft 
1995 | Patrick T. Terenzini
1994 | Arthur E. Levine 
1993 | C. Robert Pace
1992 | John H. Schuh
1991 | Jacqueline Fleming 
1990 | Ursula Delworth 
1989 | Nancy K. Schlossberg
1988 | Ernest T. Pascarella
1987 | George D. Kuh 
1986 | Margaret J. Barr
1985 | Donald D. Gehring
1985 | Parker Young
1984 | John M. Whiteley
1983 | C. Gilbert Wrenn
1982 | Jossey-Bas Publishers
1981 | Howard R. Bowen
1980 | Burns B. Crookston*
1978 | Kate Hevner Mueller
1977 | Change Magazine
1977 | Ruth Strang* 
1976 | Alexander and Helen Astin
1975 | Theodore M. Newcomb 
1975 | R. Nevitt Sanford
1972 | K. Patricia Cross
1968 | E.G. Williamson