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BYU's Ronald K. Chapman honored by National Academic Advising Association

Ronald K. Chapman, associate vice president of Student Life at Brigham Young University, is the recipient of the Michael C. Holen Pacesetter Award from the National Academic Advising Association as part of its 2012 Annual Awards Program for Academic Advising.

This award recognizes executive officers, provosts and academic or student affairs officers who exemplify a commitment to academic advising and are true advocates for advising, students and advisors across the institution.

Chapman will be presented with this award in Nashville, Tenn., during the NACADA Annual Conference this fall.

He earned his doctoral degree in clinical psychology from BYU in 1983. He is a licensed psychologist and has acted as the director of the Counseling and Career Center at BYU.

Since 1983, NACADA has honored individuals and institutions making significant contributions to the improvement of academic advising. The goal of NACADA is to promote quality academic advising and professional development of its membership to enhance the educational development of students.

NACADA’s membership includes more than 10,000 faculty, professional advisors, administrators, counselors and others in academic and student affairs, and it is the representative and advocate of academic advising and those providing that service to higher education.

For more information, contact Ronald Chapman at ronald_chapman@byu.edu.

Writer: Preston Wittwer

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