This award is conferred upon a professional with a minimum of five years of experience in the student affairs field. Recipients demonstrate the following:
- outstanding commitment to the profession demonstrated by at least 5 years of volunteer service to NASPA via progressive leadereship roles at the state, regional, national or international levels;
- professional responsiblity for the direction, oversight, and/or supervision of one or more student affairs functional areas, and/or one or more professional staff members;
- contributions to programs that address the needs of students with a record of three to four illustrations of innovative programming that has had an impact on the home campus environment in one or more functional areas of student affairs; and
- experience creating campus environments that promote student learning and personal development.
Each nomination should include a letter of nomination, at least five letters of support, and the nominee’s resume and contact information.