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A Message From David W. Fleming

Dave Fleming currently serves as the Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs/Dean of Residence Life and Housing at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, VA. Dave is a strategic leader in areas such as occupancy management, budget forecasting, staff training, process development, and crisis response. Dave’s commitment to cultivating a positive student experience through organizational improvement is evident throughout his career, enhancing communities at the University of New Haven, Salisbury University, Virginia Commonwealth University, and UMW. Within ACPA, Dave has served on the Mid-level Community of Practice directorate, as NextGen faculty, and as a member of the Presidential Task Force on 21st Century Employment in Higher Education. He attributes much of his professional approach and success to the transformative experience of the Donna M. Bourassa Mid-Level Management Institute. Dave has shared his expertise at numerous conferences and other forums addressing topics including performance appraisals, managing major residence hall failures, and leveraging limited human resources. His dedication has earned him recognition, including the Richard V. and Rosemary A. Hurley Presidential Commendation at UMW. Dave holds a Master of Arts in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of New Haven and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Salisbury University.
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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.