The ACPA Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes individuals who have a minimum of two decades of extraordinary long-term involvement and service to the field of student affairs and/or higher education over an extended period of time. The recipient will have a recognized level of significant scholarly productivity and/or exemplary leadership at one or more institutions of higher learning as a student affairs or higher education administrator or faculty member. This award is typically presented at or near the recipient’s retirement from higher education.

Criteria:

  • Evidence of extraordinary involvement and service to the field

  • Evidence of significant scholarly productivity and/or exemplary leadership in the field

  • Evidence of sustained contribution to the field

Required documentation:

  • Letter of nomination that articulates how the individual meets the criteria for the award and includes the nominee's name, email address, and telephone number

  • A minimum of two to three supporting letters from other leaders in the field

  • The nominee’s resume or curriculum vita

 

Nomination Information:

You may nominate yourself or another individual. To nominate someone, send the required information by November 17, 2017 to the Major Awards Coordinator, Lee Hawthorne (recognize@acpa.nche.edu).

John Schuh

Current Winners

John H. Schuh , Iowa State University

Past Winners

2016

  • Alexander Astin

2015

  • Nancy Evans

2014

  • Marcia Baxter Magolda

2013

  • Dennis C. Roberts

2012

  • Robert D. Brown
  • Susan R. Komives

2011

  • Harry J. Canon

2010

  • Anne Pruitt Logan

2009

  • Cynthia S. Johnson

2008

  • Roger B. Winston, Jr.

2007

  • Louis C. Stamatakos

2006

  • George D. Kuh

2005

  • Theodore K. Miller

2004

  • Don Creamer

2003

  • Phyllis L. Mable

2002

  • John Gardner

2001

  • Charles L. Lewis