Deb Boykin, CAS Director, has been recognized by the Virginia Association of College and University Housing Officers (VACUHO), who have named their highest award in her honor. The Deb Boykin Outstanding Professional Award will be awarded annually. Boykin has an outstanding record of professional service, having served as president of VACUHO and the Southeast Association of Housing Officers (SEAHO), and in numerous roles for the Association of College and University Housing Officers – International (ACUHO-I). She presently serves as the CAS Director for ACUHO-I, and recently chaired the Orientation Programs Standards Revision Committee.
Sam Ratcliffe, emeritus CAS Director from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), has been selected as NACE President-Elect. He served as the Director to CAS representing NACE from 2004 until Sept. 2013. In his professional role, Ratcliffe is the Director of Career Services at Virginia Military Institute, a position that he has held since 1991.
Dorothy Mitstifer, Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS) Editor, was selected as a 2013 inductee to the Michigan Society of Association Executives (MSAE) Hall of Fame. Mitstifer was honored at the Royal Park Hotel in Rochester on September 18, 2013. MSAE is a non-profit organization dedicated to the education and professional development of more than 700 executives in Michigan's association and nonprofit communities.
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