About Dr. Donna M. Bourassa
The Institute is named for Donna M. Bourassa, Ed.D., former Associate Executive Director of ACPA, who created the Institute in 1999 to promote a more advanced understanding of the principles of student affairs and provide effective management tools to excel. It has been a successful professional development resource to hundreds of student affairs professionals. Donna was among the faculty for the program. She lost a valiant fight to cancer in September 2004. The ACPA Foundation established an endowed scholarship fund in Donna's name, if you wish to contribute please visit their Web site.