Board Nominations 2021

The ASHE 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:
 

  • ASHE President of the Board of Directors: The individual who is elected to the ASHE Presidency will serve a three-year term, taking office as President-Elect in November 2021, as President in November 2022, and as Immediate Past President in 2023. For more information on the responsibilities of the ASHE President, you can review the ASHE President position description.
  • ASHE Members-At-Large of the Board of Directors (2 vacancies):  Those elected to these positions will serve a two-year term beginning in November 2021. For more information on the responsibilities of the ASHE Members-At-Large, you can review the ASHE Members-At-Large position description.
  • ​ASHE Graduate Student Members of the Board of Directors: Those elected to these positions will serve a two-year term beginning in November 2021. For more information on the responsibilities of the ASHE Graduate Student Reps, you can review the ASHE Graduate Student Reps. position description.

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.

ASHE Nominations Committee
  • KerryAnn O'Meara, University of Maryland, College Park (Chair) 
  • Gary Rhoades, University of Arizona
  • Katalin Szelenyi, University of Massachusetts Boston
  • Tracy Ballysingh, University of Vermont