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A Message From Jeffery T. Burgin, Jr.

Dr. Jeffery T. Burgin, Jr. has carried and embodied the message of learning, cultural growth, and service to others as his career in higher education has taken him to multiple universities throughout the U.S. A common thread during his career has been encouraging and facilitating multicultural appreciation and diligently overseeing many aspects of student wellbeing. Dr. Burgin currently serves as the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs at Southern Illinois University. He has also served in the capacity of Chief Student Affairs Officer at Talladega College, Kentucky State University, Belmont University and Alabama A & M University. Other institutions where he served at the administrative level are Washington & Jefferson College and the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Dr. Burgin holds degrees from the University of Cincinnati (BA- African American Studies/Pre-Law), Ohio University (MED-College Student Personnel) Talladega College (MBA) and the University of Alabama (EdD- High Education Administration). He is an active member of Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated, He serves as a board member for Boys & Girls Club of Southern Illinois, has served as a Member at Large of the University of Cincinnati Board of Governors, and is affiliated with several social and professional organizations: -American Council for Education (ACE) -Association for Student Conduct Administrators (ASCA) -National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) -American College Personnel Association (ACPA) He was awarded the 2018 Erica J. Holloman Award by American College Personnel Association (ACPA) Pan African Network, a recipient of the ACPA Standing Committee on Multiculturalism’s Outstanding Contribution to Multicultural Education Award (2003) and the University of Cincinnati’s Mosaic award for contributions to diversity. He is driven to create opportunities for learning and fellowship with everyone in his reach, giving generously of his time, talent and treasure along the way. His movements are guided by a deep commitment to Christ, education, service, social justice, and actively engaging young people toward integrating these pursuits and principles into their lives.
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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.