This award recognizes someone who has advanced a broad higher education agenda through work at the institutional, regional, and national levels. The recipient may be someone who has worked beyond the association to contribute to the higher education landscape and has, in a meaningful way, enhanced the work done on college campuses and with college students. The recipient of this award can be (but is not limited to) a college president, another association leader, someone from the corporate world, or a political leader. 

Required documentation:

  • Letter of nomination that articulates how the individual/organization meets the criteria for the award and includes the nominee's name, email address, and telephone number
  • A minimum of three supporting letters from leaders addressing how the nominee has made significant contributions to higher education
  • The nominee’s resume or curriculum vita (if an individual)

Nomination Information:

We are no longer accepting nominations for this awards cycle. Please check back mid-June 2019 for nomination deadlines for the 2019-2020 Awards Cycle.