The Governing Board will be composed of 12 voting members: President (elected), Vice President (elected), Past President (elected), Director of Equity and Inclusion (elected), Director of External Relations (elected), Director of Membership Development (elected), Director of Professional Development (appointed), Director of Research and Scholarship (appointed), Member-at-Large for Faculty (elected), Member-at-Large for Entry-Level Professionals (elected), Member-at-Large for Mid-Level Professionals (elected), Member-at-Large for Senior- Level Professionals (elected). The Executive Director of ACPA who will serve as both the Treasurer and Secretary will fill one ex-officio position.
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Vice President of Student Affairs
Macalester College (Saint Paul, Minnesota)
Email | Social: @deandonnalee
from macalester.edu biography...
Lee has worked at Agnes Scott College since 2008, with responsibility for the departments and program areas in the Division of Student Life including Student Engagement and Leadership, Intercultural Engagement, Residence Life, Orientation, Honor Court, Career Planning, Wellness Center (Health Services and Counseling and Psychological Services), Athletics, and Spiritual & Religious Life.
“Donna brings impressive credentials to her new position at Macalester,” said President Brian Rosenberg. “Her passion for her work and her ability to connect with people will serve her well. I look forward to having her on campus.”
At Macalester, Lee will serve on the President’s senior leadership team and oversee the Division of Student Affairs including the Dean’s Office, Athletics and Recreational Sports, the Campus Center and Conferences, Campus Activities and Operations, Residential Life, Career Development, The Center for Religious and Spiritual Life, Disability Services, Forensics, The Health and Wellness Center, International Student Programs, and The Department of Multicultural Life.
Lee 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, Lee worked at Rollins College in Winter Park, Fla., for 12 years in a variety of Student Affairs positions. A native of New York, Lee received her B.A. from the University of Tampa and her M.Ed. in Counseling from Boston University.
Macalester College, founded in 1874, is a national liberal arts college with a full-time enrollment of 2,045 students. Macalester is nationally recognized for its long-standing commitment to academic excellence, internationalism, multiculturalism, and civic engagement. Learn more at macalester.edu.
Associate Professor, Higher Education Administration
Director of Doctorate of Education and Master of Higher Education Administration Programs
New England College
Gavin is Associate Professor of Higher Education and directs the Master of Science in Higher Education Administration and the Doctorate of Education programs. Prior to his current position, Gavin spent 20 years in higher education administration with experience in residential life and housing, judicial affairs, alcohol and other drug issues, diversity initiatives, and divisional leadership. He spent 12 years working in student affairs assessment and institutional research.
Gavin’s scholarship has been published in professional journals and scholarly magazines and he has been an invited speaker at regional, national, and international conferences on the topic of assessment and evaluation in higher education. His scholarly interests include student engagement, student success, assessment, and institutional effectiveness.
During his professional career, Gavin has been highly involved in ACPA. He currently is Vice President and has served as annual convention general programs chair (2013-2014), Director of Professional Development on the Governing Board (2011-2013), and the Chair for the Commission for Assessment and Evaluation (2007-2009). He is a board member for the Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS) where he also serves on the CAS Executive Committee as Member-At-Large for Outreach. Gavin is founder and past-president of Student Affairs Assessment Leaders (SAAL), an international organization of student affairs assessment professionals.
He has received the Annuit Coeptis and Diamond Honoree awards from ACPA for his contributions to student affairs and higher education.
Gavin holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Education Leadership and Policy Studies and a Master of Arts degree both from the University of New Hampshire as well as a Master of Arts degree in College and University Administration and a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and Sociology from Michigan State University.
Miami University, Ohio
Email | Social: @esjayque
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Assistant Vice President/Dean of Student Life
Roger Williams University
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Email | Social: @diansquire
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Email | Social: @AmandaMollet
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