A WKU vice president and three alumni were honored recently at the 2013 Association for Student Conduct Administration National Conference.
Howard Bailey, vice president for Student Affairs, was recognized in front of the membership by ASCA President Ryan Holmes and Raymond Goldstone ASCA Foundation Chair David W. Parrott for the energy he expends, the leadership he provides and the quality of his mentorship efforts on behalf of ASCA members. As part of this acknowledgement, a significant contribution by multiple donors was made to the foundation in Bailey’s name. He also received a standing ovation by the membership.
WKU graduate David W. Parrott received ASCA’s highest honor, the 2013 Donald D. Gehring Award, for sustained exceptional individual contributions to the filed of student conduct administration. Dr. Parrott is executive associate vice president for Student Affairs at Texas A&M University. He holds a doctorate in educational psychology from the University of Louisville and masters and bachelor’s degrees from WKU.
Kourtney Barrett, a 2008 WKU graduate and former residence hall director, received the New Professional of the Year Award. The award recognizes a new professional of three years or less experience currently assigned primary responsibilities in student conduct administration. Barrett is the Interim Coordinator for Student Conduct in the Dean of Students Office at Southern Indiana University.
D. Matthew Gregory, a 1997 WKU graduate and former residence hall director, was elected ASCA president beginning in 2014. Dr. Gregory, the associate dean of students and director, Office of Student Advocacy and Accountability at Louisiana State University, is the current president-elect.
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