Fridays at Newcomb: Susan Komives
"2018 Salzer Lecture: Susan Komives"
Susan R. Komives is Professor Emerita of Student Affairs at the University of Maryland. She is immediate past president of the Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education and a former President of the American College Personnel Association (ACPA). She served as Vice President of two colleges and is the author of a dozen books and monographs. She was a member of the teams that wrote Learning Reconsidered and the ensemble that developed the Social Change Model of Leadership Development. She is a co-founder of the National Clearinghouse for Leadership Programs, a former senior scholar with the James MacGregor Burns Academy of Leadership, and a member of the Board of Directors of the International Leadership Association. A recipient of both the ACPA and NASPA outstanding research and scholarship awards, her research includes a grounded theory on Leadership Identity Development and the international Multi-institutional Study of Leadership. She is the 2012 recipient of the ACPA Lifetime Achievement Award.