Christina Fielder, Director of the Academic and Career Advising Center in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, has been selected for an Outstanding Advising Administrator Award from NACADA: The Global Community for Academic Advising as part of the 2016 Annual Awards Program for Academic Advising. Award winners will be honored and presented with this award in St. Louis, MO during the NACADA Annual Conference in October.
This award is presented to individuals who have demonstrated qualities associated with outstanding academic advising administration. Academic Advising Administrators include those individuals who may provide direct academic advising services but whose primary responsibility is as an administrator or director of an academic advising program.
Since 1983, NACADA has honored individuals and institutions making significant contributions to the improvement of academic advising. The goal of NACADA is to promote quality academic advising and professional development of its membership to enhance the educational development of students.
NACADA's membership has grown to over 13,000 faculty, professional advisors, administrators, counselors, and others in academic and student affairs concerned with the intellectual, personal, and vocational needs of students. In addition, NACADA is the representative and advocate of academic advising and those providing that service to higher education.