Academic Advising Administrator Award
The TEXAAN Academic Advising Administrator Award is for an individual who may provide direct academic advising services but whose primary responsibility is an administrator or director of an academic advising program.
The selected recipient will be honored during the Presentation of Awards Ceremony during the TEXAAN Annual Conference. He or She will receive a recognition plaque and a one-year TEXAAN membership. The membership will begin January 1, 2018. For more information about the benefits of TEXAAN membership, click here.
- Any individual serving as an administrator in academic advising.
- Must be employed by a regionally accredited post-secondary institution in Texas.
- Must have served as an administrator in academic advising for a minimum of three years as of January 1, 2018.
- Current members of the TEXAAN Executive Board are not eligible for consideration for TEXAAN Awards. After the member’s term of office is over, he or she may then be eligible for nomination.
- Previous recipients of the TEXAAN Academic Advising Administrator Award are not eligible.
- TEXAAN membership is not required to be nominated.
The Selection Committee will evaluate nominations on the evidence of qualities and practices that distinguish the nominee as an outstanding administrator in academic advising. Such evidence may include:
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Evidence of administering an academic advising program that supports NACADA's Core Values
- Ability to engage in, promote, and support developmental advising
- Testimony by colleagues of nominee’s advising administration skills and/or performance
- Participation in and support of advisor development programs
- Caring, helpful attitude toward advisees, faculty, and staff
- Evidence of student success rate, by advisor or department
- Evidence of departmental growth and development, including successful initiatives, implementations, or enhancements, brought forth under the direction of the advising administrator
- Evidence that the advising program reflects the standards of good practice in the CAS Standards and Guidelines for Academic Advising
- Evidence of successful collaboration with other academic or student support unit on campus
- Participation in larger campus or higher education initiatives related to the efficacy of academic advising
- Institutional recognition of nominee for outstanding academic advising or advising administration.
If you have any questions regarding the TEXAAN Awards e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Last Modified: December 1, 2017