Memorial Resolution: Jack Niven

Memorial Resolution: Jack Niven

Whereas, John “Jack” Niven received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Northeastern University, and

Whereas, Jack was employed at Northeastern University in Residence Life from 1973-2002 and as the Director of University Housing at Temple University from 2002-2005, and

Whereas, Jack oversaw the opening of Temple’s first residential classroom, and

Whereas, Jack assisted with the development of Temple’s Student Leadership Challenge to nurture responsible student leaders, and

Whereas, Jack passed away on December 5, 2005, and is greatly missed by students, staff, faculty, family, and alumni,

Now therefore be it resolved, that the American College Personnel Association honors his memory, his legacy, and remembers Jack Niven as a beloved member of the Association.  We express our appreciation for his life, and remember his many contributions to residence life and the entire student affairs profession.

Memorial Resolution: Edward Grandpré

Memorial Resolution: Edward Grandpré

Whereas, the American College Personnel Association and the student affairs profession mourn the passing of Edward Grandpré on March 17, 2006; and

Whereas, Ed was an Assistant Professor of Higher Education at Clemson University, had been the Director of Student Services in the College of Education at the University of Georgia and had served the student affairs profession and students at Mississippi State University, the Ohio State University and Florida State University; and

Whereas, Ed served the Association as immediate past chair of the ACPA Assessment Commission and is remembered by assessment and other commissions for his spark, his humor, and his focus on student learning; and

Whereas, Ed had two daughters—Hannah and Claire—and his good and trusty dog, Scout, to whom he brought companionship, wisdom, and love;

Now therefore be it resolved that the American College Personnel Association thanks Ed for the many gifts he has shared with individuals, the student affairs profession, and the world of higher education.