Team Fundraising Page of Katherine Branch-Diamond Honoree

Katherine Branch-Diamond Honoree

Katherine Branch-Diamond Honoree

Katherine (Katie) Branch has been a faculty member at The University of Rhode Island with the College Student Personnel graduate program in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies since 1997. She was that program’s director from 2007-2016. Previously, she worked in residence life and multicultural understanding at The Ohio State University, University of Maine, and Indiana University. She earned a PhD in Higher Education and Student Affairs from Indiana, and master’s and undergraduate degrees from Ohio State. As an ACPA member, Dr. Branch served on the Commission for Professional Preparation directorate, was an Emerging Scholar, and provided leadership for the 2005 Next Generation Conference. She also is a member of NASPA, the Association for the Study of Higher Education, and the American Educational Research Association. Her research interests are college student development and learning, environmental theory and assessment, socio-cultural student diversity, and the utilization of participant-generated visual methods in qualitative inquiry. Currently, she is working on a co-produced book entitled Applying Student Development Theories Holistically. Her current graduate-level instructional responsibilities parallel her research and include supervision of experiential learning placements. She also advises departmental undergraduates and is on the advisory board for an interdisciplinary undergraduate minor in leadership studies.

Katherine Branch-Diamond Honoree
Diamond Honoree

About This Campaign

The Diamond Honoree Program, established by the Foundation in 1999 is both a recognition program and a fund raising activity. Those nominated for consideration are recognized for their outstanding and sustained contributions to higher education and to student affairs.

The funds raised on behalf of the Honorees are used for ACPA and Foundation activities in keeping with the Association’s purposes and strategic goals. Since its inception in 1999 the program has generated over $100,000.
  1. Craig John Alimo
    Craig John Alimo gave a $25 donation
    Thanks so much for always chatting with me over the years...and thanks for your contribution to the profession! Dr. Branch! GO PATS!
    6 days ago · Like
  2. Susan Hannel
    Susan Hannel gave a $10 donation
    Dedication In Honor of: Katie Branch
    Congrats Katie!
    7 days ago · Like
  3. Susan Roush
    Susan Roush gave a $52 donation
    Congratulations, Katie!! So well deserved!
    21 days ago · Like
  4. Erin Foley
    Erin Foley gave a $100 donation
    Congrats, Katie!
    25 days ago · Like
  5. Anna Douglas
    Anna Douglas gave a $50 donation
    about 1 month ago · Like
  6. Teresa Hall
    Teresa Hall gave a $100 donation
    Congratulations Katie! Well deserved!
    about 1 month ago · Like