April 28 – May 1, 2018 • Dallas, TX

Past Leadership Award Recipients

2017

Judith Eaton

President, Council for Higher Education Accreditation, DC

 

 

 

 

Rosemary Gillett-Karam

Former Director, Community College Leadership Doctoral Program, Morgan State University, MD

 

 

 

 

Tony Zeiss

Former President, Central Piedmont Community College, NC

 

2016

George R. Boggs

President and CEO Emeritus, American Association of Community Colleges and Superintendent/President Emeritus, Palomar College, CA

 

 

 

 

Brice Harris

Chancellor, California Community Colleges

 

 

 

 

Wright Lassiter, Jr.

Chancellor, Dallas County Community College District, TX

 

2015

Bob Barringer

Founder, Gold Hill Associates, CA

 

 

 

 

Michael B. McCall

President Emeritus, Kentucky Community and Technical College System, KY

 

2014

Larry Ebbers

University Professor and Professor of Higher Education, Iowa State University

 

 

 

 

Gunder A. Myran

President Emeritus, Washtenaw Community College, MI

 

 

 

 

Jerry Sue Thornton

President Emeritus, Cuyahoga Community College District, OH

 

2013

Jack Scott

Chancellor Emeritus, California Community Colleges

 

 

2012

Belle Wheelan

President, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

 

2011

Kay McClenney

Director, Center for Community College Student Engagement, Community College Leadership Program, The University of Texas at Austin

 

 

 

 

Byron McClenney

Project Director, Community College Leadership Program, The University of Texas at Austin

 

2010

Christine Johnson McPhail

Managing Partner, The McPhail Group, and Emerita Professor, Morgan State University

 

2009

Walter G. Bumphus

A.M. Aikin Regents Chair in Junior and Community College Education Leadership, The University of Texas at Austin

 

2008

J. William Wenrich

Chancellor Emeritus, Dallas County Community College District

 

2008

Rod A. Risley

Executive Director, Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society of the Two Year College, MS

 

2007

Zelema Harris

President Emeritus, Parkland College, IL

 

 

 

 

Mark David Milliron

Suanne Davis Roueche Endowed Fellow, Senior Lecturer, and Director, National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD), The University of Texas at Austin

 

2006

Mildred B. Bulpitt

Assistant to Chancellor for Special Projects, Maricopa Community College District, AZ

 

2005

Shirley B. Gordon

President Emeritus, Highline Community College, WA

 

2004

Lawrence W. Tyree

Professor and Director, Institute of Higher Education, University of Florida

 

 

 

 

Alfredo G. de los Santos Jr.

 

Division of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, College of Education, Arizona State University

2003

R. Jan LeCroy

Chancellor Emeritus, Dallas County Community College District, TX

 

 

 

2002

Johnas "Jeff" Hockaday

Chancellor Emeritus, Pima Community College District, AZ

 

 

 

 

David Ponitz

President Emeritus, Sinclair Community College, OH

 

2001

David Pierce

President Emeritus, American Association of Community Colleges, DC

 

2000

Dale Campbell

Professor and Director, Institute of Higher Education, University of Florida

 

1998

Donald Phelps

W.K. Kellogg Regents Professor, The University of Texas at Austin

 

 

 

1997

Suanne Davis Roueche

Director, National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development, TX

 

 

 

1996

Anne E. Mulder

Program Professor of Higher Education, Center for the Advancement of Education, Nova Southeastern University, FL

 

 

 

 

George B. Vaughan

Associate Director, ACCLAIM, North Carolina State University

 

 

 

 

Paul A. Elsner

Chancellor, Maricopa Community College District, AZ

 

1995

Arthur Cohen

Founding Director, ERIC Clearinghouse for Community Colleges and President, Center for the Study of Community Colleges, CA

 

 

 

 

Carolyn Desjardins

Co-founder and Executive Director, National Institute for Leadership Development, AZ

 

 

 

 

Robert McCabe

President, Miami-Dade Community College District, FL

 

 

 

1994

Richard Alfred

 

Associate Professor for the Center of the Study of Higher Education

 

University of Michigan

 

 

 

George Baker

 

Joseph D. Moore Professor of Community College Leadership, College of Education and Psychology, North Carolina State University

 

 

 

Terry O’Banion

 

Executive Director, League for Innovation in the Community College, CA

1993

Dale Parnell

 

President Emeritus, American Association of Community and Junior Colleges, DC

1992

Edmund J. Gleazer, Jr.

 

President Emeritus, American Association of Community and Junior Colleges, DC

 

 

1991

The Honorable Wilhelmina R. Delco

Speaker Pro Tempore, State Legislature, TX

 

1990

K. Patricia Cross

Conner Professor of Higher Education, University of California at Berkeley

 

 

 

1989

Ernest L. Boyer

President, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, NJ

 

1988

S.V. Martorana

Professor of Education, Pennsylvania State University

 

1987

James L. Wattenbarger

Director and Professor, Institute of Higher Education, University of Florida

 

1986

John E. Roueche

Professor and Director, Community College Leadership Program, The University of Texas at Austin

 

1985

Margaret Mosal

Executive Director, Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society, MS

 

1984

Bill J. Priest

Chancellor Emeritus, Dallas County Community College District, TX

 

 

 

 

Norman E. Watson

Chancellor Emeritus, Coast Community College District, CA

 

1983

Joseph P. Cosand

Former Director, Center for the Study of Higher Education, MI

 

 

 

1982

C. C. Colvert

Professor Emeritus, The University of Texas at Austin

 

 

 

 

B. Lamar Johnson

Professor of Higher Education, University of California at Los Angeles

 

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