NASPA membership is not required for this nominee.
The winner of this category will be forwarded to the NASPA national office for consideration for recognition with the George D. Kuh Award for Outstanding Contribution to Literature and/or Research at the national level.
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.
- 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
- Active individual NASPA membership