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A Message From Christopher Catching

Dr. Christopher C. Catching has been committed to providing college students with access to transformative learning opportunities for nearly 25 years. He has served as the Vice President for Student Affairs at Stockton University (NJ) since February 2018. Stockton University was recognized in 2022 as one of the Most Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs by Diverse Issues in Higher Education and ACPA-College Student Educators International. Dr. Catching served at varied public and private institutions prior to his current role and contributed scholarship to the profession in publications that include: African American Men in College and Racial and Ethnic Diversity in Higher Education and peer-reviewed national presentations. A native of Newark, NJ and first-generation college graduate, Dr. Catching gained access to higher education through the Educational Opportunity Fund Program (EOF) at Montclair State University. Dr. Catching earned a Bachelor of Arts in History from Montclair State University, Master of Arts in Higher Education and Student Affairs from New York University and a Doctorate in Education from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. He is a member of Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Incorporated.
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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.