Current ACPA President: Dr. Stephen John Quaye 

Dr. Stephen QuayeStephen John Quaye focuses on understanding how students can engage difficult issues (e.g., privilege, oppression, power) civilly and honestly, as well as how storytelling is used as an educational tool to foster reflection and learning across differences. He also is interested in the strategies educators use to facilitate these dialogues and what they learn about themselves in the process.

His work is published in different venues, including The Review of Higher Education, Teachers College Record, the Journal of College Student Development, and Equity & Excellence in Education.

He is co-editor of the second edition of Student Engagement in Higher Education: Theoretical Perspectives and Practical Approaches for Diverse Populations (with Shaun R. Harper). He holds degrees from The Pennsylvania State University (Ph.D.), Miami University (M.S.), and James Madison University (B.S.).

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2016 Past President: Donna Lee, M.Ed.

Donna Lee is the Vice President for Student Affairs  at Macalester College.  Prior to her tenure with Macalester, Donna served as Vice President for Student Life & Dean of Students at Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Ga.

Donna has presented numerous workshops on topics related to diversity, leadership, organizational development, and community engagement, and she has worked with the Anti-Defamation League, the National Conference for Community and Justice, and the Human Rights Council.  

Before her position at Agnes Scott College, Donna worked at Rollins College in Winter Park, Fla., for 12 years in a variety of Student Affairs positions.  A native of New York, she received her B.A. from the University of Tampa and her M.Ed. in Counseling from Boston University.

2015 President's Desk Entries
by Gavin Henning, Past President

Reflections on the Past Year
Blog: College Student Educators as Scholars II
Blog: College Student Educators as Scholars
Blog: The Power of Communal Learning
Blog: What Should Students Learn?
Blog:  Fulfilling Our Promise to Students...
JLM Summary and Association Update
Moving from Serendipity to Intentionality
Moving from Serendipity to Intentionality
Two Sides of the Same Coin: Student Learning AND College Completion
The Completion Agenda: Opportunities for College Student Educators
ACPA 2016: Why Montréal?
The Completion Agenda: Opportunities for College Student Educators