Become a Senior Scholar

ACPA Senior Scholars Program 2021–2026 ACPA Senior Scholars are selected through an award program. Senior Scholar award winners are named on an annual basis, following a nomination process and extensive review of their qualifications. Click here for information on the...

Past Senior Scholars

Senior Scholars serve terms of five years.  Diplomate status (D) is conferred upon Senior Scholars who have fulfilled Scholar expectations and participated in at least four of five ACPA national convention meetings during the Senior Scholar term. 2015 Jillian Kinzie...

Senior Scholar Research Agenda

In 2016-2017, ACPA’s Senior Scholar group and the SSAO advisory group worked together and identified the following research agenda for the field of Student Affairs. These are the categories, topics, and issues these groups believe are most in need of inquiry and...

2020 Senior Scholars Grants

The ACPA-College Student Educators International and the ACPA Senior Scholars are committed to making policy programmatic decisions based on quality research data about the experiences of students, administrators, staff, and faculty at colleges and universities...

Dissertation of the Year Award Named for Dr. Marylu McEwen

We are proud to announce the naming of our Dissertation of the Year Award in honor of Dr. Marylu McEwen. We want to express our deep gratitude to Dr. McEwen for dedicating her life’s work, to her students and colleagues.  We have been changed for the better by her...