Brown receives lifetime achievement award

Robert Brown, Happold Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Educational Psychology, was awarded the American College Personnel Association-College Educators International's 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award. The award was presented March 26 at the group's national convention in Louisville, Ky.

During his career, Brown served as editor of the ACPA's journal, Journal of College Student Development (1983-1988) and also as ACPA's president. His monograph, "Student Development in Tomorrow’s Higher Education" (1972), reshaped the student affairs profession for several decades. He was subsequently recognized as a Senior Scholar (1984) and given ACPA's Outstanding Contribution to Knowledge Award (1979).

Brown is also a Fellow in the American Psychological Association and the American Educational Research Association.

ACPA, headquartered in Washington, D.C., at the National Center for Higher Education, is the leading comprehensive student affairs association that advances student affairs and engages students for a lifetime of learning and discovery. Founded in 1924, it has nearly 7,500 members representing 1,200 private and public institutions from across the U.S. and around the world.