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Dr. Cindi Love officially assumed the role of Executive Director of ACPA—College Student Educators International on July 1, 2014.

“The ACPA Governing Board has unanimously selected Dr. Cynthia Love to be our next Executive Director,” said Dr. Kathleen G. Kerr, 2013-2014 ACPA President.“In 2014, as ACPA celebrates its 90th year, we need a leader who has a vision for how ACPA will build upon and advance nine decades of leadership to higher and tertiary education and the student affairs field. Dr. Love has a commitment to ACPA’s core values and mission and a capacity to strategically guide the association forward. The Governing Board has great confidence Love will develop rich and meaningful relationships with ACPA members and our partners within the higher and tertiary education community worldwide.”

Dr. Love’s background uniquely positions her to assume this post. With significant experience in higher education, for-profit and non-profit management, and social justice work, Love will advance the Association’s current strategic plan and guide our future contributions to higher education and student services globally.

Download her Extended Bio  (PDF)

Download her Media Release Announcement (PDF)

Read her blog entries for The Huffington Post

New Resource for Professionals: Reputation Management

Dr. Cindi Love, Executive Director

Dear Colleagues, I am pleased to share an online publication by Online Reputation Management as a free resource for professionals and those starting to look for a first job. Read the excerpt below. The Ultimate Guide to Online Reputation Management for Professionals Google is the first place we turn to when we want to find out more about someone. 92% of hiring managers do it , potential dates and...

ACPA Awareness: United Nations & International Day Against Transphobia, Homophobia and Biphobia

Dr. Cindi Love, Executive Director

On Monday, 11 May 2015, I will represent ACPA at a meeting with Steve Berry, Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBT Persons for the State Department. This conversation about human rights for all people takes place on the International Day Against Transphobia, Homophobia and Biphobia and is hosted by the United Nations Foundation. Our invitation arises out of my service on the Working Group to...

OCR issues Title IX update

Dr. Cindi Love, Executive Director

28 April 2015 TIME SENSITIVE INFORMATION Dear Colleagues: On 24 April 2015, the US Department of Education Office for Civil Rights issued new information for support of Title IX Coordinators on school districts, college and university campuses. The DOE reminds all institutions receiving Federal financial assistance that they must designate at least one employee to coordinate compliance and other...

Earth Day 2015

Dr. Cindi Love, Executive Director

Dear Colleagues, 2015 Earth Day is April 22, 2015. We want to encourage all of our DC area friends and neighbors to participate in the events at Union Station on April 21-22, 2015. At ACPA, we are serious about calculating our carbon footprint and reducing our ecological impact. Over the last nine months, we have been evaluating ways to reduce our...

ACPA's Response to Indiana's of RFR Act

Dr. Cindi Love, Executive Director

We want to provide a brief update on ACPA’s on-going response to Indiana's passage and subsequent revision of its Religious Freedom Restoration Act . This legislation catalyzed coast-to-coast controversy. Opponents believed it would give business owners the license to discriminate against LGBT identified persons. ACPA formally lodged our protest of this legislation with the Governor of the State...