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A Message From Steve Herndon

Steve Herndon (He/Him/His) serves as the Assistant Vice President for Student Development and Executive Director of Housing and Residence Life at The University of Dayton. He supports the Dean of Students in advocating for students’ success, specifically, serving as a Title IX investigator and member of the Division of Student Development’s Campus Awareness, Response and Evaluation Team (CARE), the Dean of Students after-hour rotation for crisis management, and the University’s hearing board. Steve oversees a department that houses over 6,500 undergraduate students in traditional residence halls, apartments and 450 university-owned houses. Steve holds both bachelors and master’s degrees in English from North Carolina State University. Since 2015, Steve has served as faculty for ACPA’s Institute on the Curricular Approach and most recently served as Co-chair for the 2020 and 2021 Institutes. He also served as faculty for the Great Lakes Association of College and University Housing Officer’s (GLACUHO) 2018 Mid- Level Institute and the 2019 James C. Grimm National Housing Training Institute. Effective November 2021, Steve will begin his term as President–Elect for the Great Lakes Association of University Housing Officers. Steve’s professional interests include curricular approaches to learning and development, learning organization design and trauma stewardship.
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In Support of ACPA Foundation

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.