CEP Nominations 2021

The CEP Nominations Committee invites nominations, including self-nominations, for the various upcoming vacancies. For all these positions we seek individuals who will provide outstanding leadership to an association committed to advancing excellent research and scholarship across the multiple and varied domains of higher education and contributing to the national discourse by linking higher education research and scholarship to policy and practice.

We ask that in submitting nominations you consider the vast diversity of ideas and perspectives, backgrounds and values, communities and commitments that our association represents, seeking leadership attentive to all.


Vacancies:

  • Chair (Chair Elect: November 2021-November 2022; Chair: November 2022-2024; Immediate Past Chair: November 2024-2025): It shall be the responsibility of the Chair to oversee the various functions of the CEP and to report and communicate with the Board of the Association on the needs of CEP members, programs and activities. The Chair will present to the Board an annual budget request to support CEP programs and activities. The Chair-Elect shall work closely with the Chair to learn the duties of the Chair; shall assist the Chair in carrying out the business of the CEP; and shall perform the duties of the Chair in the absence of the Chair..

  • Secretary (November 2021-November 2023): The secretary shall record and maintain the minutes from the annual meetings of the CEP. This position will also be responsible for correspondence to the general membership. The secretary will serve a two-year term.

  • Graduate Student Representative (November 2021-November 2022): The Graduate Student Representative shall advocate for interests and perspectives of graduate students on the Executive Committee and advise the Chair on matters of importance to graduate students. The Graduate Student Representative will also help manage the Council’s social media.


To submit a nomination:

  • Nomination Letter: We ask that nominators prepare a letter summarizing the qualifications of the individual for the role, including the individual's prior intellectual and professional contributions to the field of higher education, to ASHE, and to other professional organizations. Thoughts about what the individual is positioned to contribute to ASHE through the term of service also will be greatly valued.

  • CV: Please include the nominee's CV.

  • Agreement to Serve: We would like each nominator to speak with each nominee and make sure that, if nominated and elected, the candidate would be willing to serve.

  • Membership: Both the nominee and nominator must be a current member of the Association at the time of nomination. The nominee, if elected, must remain a member throughout their time of service.

To submit a self-nomination:

  • Nomination Letter: We ask that self-nominators prepare a letter summarizing your qualifications for the role, including your prior intellectual and professional contributions to the field of higher education, to ASHE, and to other professional organizations. Thoughts about what you are positioned to contribute to ASHE through the term of service also will be greatly valued.

  • CV: Please include your CV.

  • Membership: The nominee must be a current member of the Association at the time of nomination. The nominee, if elected, must remain a member throughout their time of service.

Timeline & Process:

  • Nominations must be received no later than Thursday, April 15,12:00pm (noon) Pacific Time.
  • Nominations committees will create a slate of candidates in the month of May and follow up with nominees.
  • The ASHE Executive Director will coordinate the election for board of directors and council executive committees in the month of July/August.
  • Results will be announced to the ASHE members in late August.
  • Those elected will assume their role at the close of the ASHE 2021 Conference.

Nominations Committees:

If you have any questions, please contact ASHE Executive Director Dr. Jason Guilbeau at jason@ashe.ws. Potential nominees are also welcomed to set up a informational one-on-one meeting with Jason at https://calendly.com/jasonguilbeau/ashe-2021-nominations.

CEP Nominations Committee
  • Terrence McTier, Ohio University (Chair)
  • Emeka Ikegwuonu, St. Cloud State University
  • Gabrielle Smith