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A Message From Kellie Dixon

Dr. Kellie M. Dixon (Dr. K) is the director of student affairs and staff development at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. She is also a consultant who specializes in assessment, diversity/equity/inclusion/justice, institutional/organizational effectiveness, leadership development, program review, and strategic planning. Since 2011, Dixon has served in a variety of positions in higher education administration, including, area coordinator for housing and residence life, assistant director for multicultural affairs, and judicial affairs assistant. In addition, Dixon has held adjunct faculty appointments at the graduate level and serves on dissertation committees as a content expert. She has led the development of a division of student affairs strategic plan at her current institution an served as an external reviewer and workshop facilitator for multiple campuses. She was the NASPA Region III HBCU Division Chair from 2020-2022 and the national chair of the ACPA Commission on Assessment and Evaluation from 2021-2023. Dixon also serves an advisory board member for the University Benchmarking Project (Wisconsin – Stout), editorial board member for the Journal of Research and Practice in Assessment, associate editor for the ACPA About Campus Journal, and board director for The Woodson Foundation. She holds and EdD in organizational leadership from Grand Canyon University. In addition, Dixon holds a MS in community and college counseling and a BS in kinesiology from Longwood University. Outside of higher education, Dixon is a certified life coach, certified Core Strengths facilitator, author and on-air radio personality. She is a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.
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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.