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A Message From Steven Johnson Jr.

Steven Johnson Jr., Ed.D., (he/him/his) is a dedicated scholar and practitioner with over ten years of experience with diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging initiatives. He serves as the assistant dean of diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging (DEIB) in the School of Business at the University of Kansas. In this role, he is responsible for leading diversity-related recruitment and retention, programming, outreach, community engagement, proposal development, fundraising, and evaluation efforts across the School for students, faculty, and staff. Johnson acts as the School’s leader in the strategies, policies, and administration for matters of diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging. In addition to his campus-related endeavors, Johnson has involved himself in regional and national associations, including his recent engagements with various committees and entity groups with the American College Personnel Association (ACPA). Johnson has taken advantage of opportunities to facilitate targeted social justice educational programs and initiatives. He has also presented at regional and national conferences on issues that affect individuals from marginalized populations. Johnson has experience with strategic plan development, organizational restructuring, and managing workgroups tasked with mission-alignment. He has had many progressive professional experiences and brings a passionate energy to the work he does every day.
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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.