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A Message From Jodi Linley

Dr. Jodi Linley is Associate Professor of Higher Education and Student Affairs at the University of Iowa. She holds her Ph.D. in Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education from Michigan State University and has more than a decade of full-time student affairs leadership experience. Dr. Linley’s research has far-reaching practical implications broadly focused on minoritized collegians’ experiences, supports, and success. More specifically, she studies college student meaning-making about campus culture and campus diversity messaging; higher education socialization; and she is PI of multiple research studies focused on LGBTQ+ college student success. Her publications are featured in the Journal of College Student Development, Journal of Student Affairs Research & Practice, New Directions for Student Services, among others. At Iowa, Dr. Linley teaches master’s and doctoral courses on college students and their development, teaching and learning in higher education, and advanced qualitative research methods.
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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.