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Eddie J. Howard, Jr.

A Message From Eddie J. Howard, Jr.

Dr. Eddie J. Howard, Jr. is a Georgia native with over 25 years of professional experience in Higher Education. He has worked in a variety of educational institutions ranging from a major research university to a four-year public college and even a two-year technical college. His experiences have been at all levels of Student Affairs, and he is passionate about supporting public education, which he credits as being the foundation to his success. Dr. Howard is excited to be at Northern Kentucky University and ready to use all the skills he has accumulated during his career to lead the Division of Student Affairs to more effectively serve the students and help them succeed. Helping students to realize their dreams and creating the best experience humanly possible is the motto that drives his work. Dr. Howard enjoys connecting with students and families and serves in roles that allow him to be a change agent. He feels he has a responsibility to provide the necessary tools for students at all levels to succeed and wants to ensure that young people have a chance “to find their way” and make a living doing what they love just as he did.
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Founded in 1994 during the presidency of Charles Schroeder, the purpose of the ACPA Educational Leadership Foundation (501c3 non-profit organization) is “to enhance the student affairs profession and to generate and disseminate knowledge of college students at all levels within higher education” (Article Three of the Articles of Incorporation). The organization is now known as the ACPA Foundation to more concisely communicate its role as the fundraising arm of ACPA College Student Educators International.

The Mission - The ACPA Foundation exists to support the priorities and activities of ACPA by raising funds and developing resources that help the Association fulfill its mission. 

The Vision - The ACPA Foundation will develop sufficient assets to effectively and sustainably fund ACPA’s efforts to provide excellent professional development opportunities to members, advance knowledge in the field, and support the transformative effect of education in the lives of college students.

In order to fulfill its purpose and mission, the Foundation invites members and non-members alike to provide philanthropic support for ACPA's vital initiatives involving research, scholarship, professional development and leadership program.