These are honors and awards presented to CRUE members.

2018

Nick Bowman received the Scholar of the Year Award from the University of Iowa.

Cassie L. Barnhardt has been selected as a Fulbright Scholar. Her Fulbright will be in the Republic of Kosovo during the spring semester of 2019, and her post is with the Kosovo Ministry of Education, Science & Technology.

Katharine Broton received the Thomas N. Urban Research Award from the Iowa Academy of Education for “Going Without: An Exploration of Food and Housing Insecurity Among Undergraduates” in Educational Researcher.

Katharine Broton received the Outstanding Dissertation Award from the American Educational Research Association Division of Postsecondary Education for “The Evolution of Poverty in Higher Education: Material Hardship, Academic Success, and Policy Perspectives.”

2017

Nick Bowman served as one of the inaugural Summer Scholars of Social and Education Policy in the University of Iowa Public Policy Center.

Katharine Broton received the Palmer O. Johnson Memorial Award for outstanding article appearing in an American Educational Research Association-sponsored publication for the paper, “Working for Tuition: The Causal Impacts of Financial Grants on Undergraduate Employment” in Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis.

Amanda Mollet received the ACPA Coalition for LGBTQ Awareness Research Recognition Award in 2017.

2016

Jodi Linley is ACPA’s Coalition for LGBT Awareness Scholar in Residence (2016-2018).

Jodi Linley received ACPA’s 2016 Voice of Inclusion Medallion.

Jodi Linley was recognized as Outstanding Mentor to Graduate Students by ACPA’s Coalition for Grad Students & New Professionals.

2015

Michael B. Paulsen received the 2015 Research Achievement Award from the Association for the Study of Higher Education; given for outstanding contribution to research by an individual whose published work (theoretical, empirical or applied) advances understanding of higher education in a significant way.

Cassie L. Barnhardt received the designation of a 2015 Emerging Scholar of the ACPA College Student Educators International professional association.

Nick Bowman received an Outstanding Reviewer Award from the American Educational Research Association in recognition for his work on the editorial board of Review of Educational Research.

Teniell Trolian and Gwen Archibald were awarded the 2015 Outstanding Poster Award from the American Educational Research Association's Division J for their poster presentation "Social Experiences in College: Influencing Students’ Psychological Well-Being."

Teniell Trolian was one of three finalists for the University of Iowa 2015 Graduate Student Research Excellence Award.

Ernie Pascarella received the 2015 Leadership in Research Award from the University of Iowa for “distinguished leadership in research and scholarly accomplishments over a career."

2014

Cassie L. Barnhardt received the 2014 Audrey Qualls Commitment to Diversity Award, which is given annually to a College of Education faculty or staff member recognizes activism in issues of diversity.

Nick Bowman received two Charles F. Elton Best Paper Awards for top manuscripts presented at the Annual Forum of the Association for Institutional Research.

Ernie Pascarella was identified as the most-cited higher education scholar from 2002 through 2011 in the journals scanned by the Social Citation Index and the Social Sciences Citation Index. [See Tai, C., Lee, C., & Lee, Y. (2013) Citation analysis of higher education texts in selected databases: A comparison between 2002-2006 and 2007-2011. IACSIT International Journal of Engineering and Technology, 5(2), 306-310]. He was also identified as the most-cited scholar for the year 2010 in six of the world’s leading higher education journals. [See Tight, M. (2014). Working in separate silos? What citation patterns reveal about higher education research internationally. Higher Education (Published online: January 28, 2014)].

2013

Since 2003 the published work of the faculty and graduate students of CRUE has been cited in five United States Supreme Court Cases: Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin (2012); Christian Legal Society Chapter of the University of California, Hastings College of the Law v. Martinez (2010); Doe v. Kamehameha Schools (2007); Grutter v. Bollinger (2003); Gratz v. Bollinger (2003).

Nick Bowman received an Outstanding Reviewer Award from the American Educational Research Association in recognition for his work on the editorial board of Review of Educational Research.

Nick Bowman received a Charles F. Elton Best Paper Award for top manuscripts presented at the Annual Forum of the Association for Institutional Research.

Cassie L. Barnhardt was awarded the Stanley E. and Ruth B. Dimond Best Dissertation Award 2013 by the School of Education faculty at the University of Michigan, for her dissertation “Contemporary Student Activism: The Educational Contexts of Socially-Responsible Civic Engagement.”

Cindy Ann Kilgo received the Gerald Saddlemire Masters Research Award from ACPA’s Commission for Professional Preparation for an adaption to her master’s thesis titled, “The Estimated Effects of Service Learning on Students’ Intercultural Effectiveness.”

2012

Nick Bowman received the Promising Scholar/Early Career Award from the Association for the Study of Higher Education.

2011

Ernie Pascarella received the 2011 “Academic Leadership Award” from the Washington, DC-based Council of Independent Colleges.  The award is given “for exemplary contributions to American higher education.”

2010

Ernie Pascarella was identified as the second most cited scholar in the "core journals in higher education" for the six year period from 2001-2006.  His 1991 Jossey-Bass book (with Pat Terenzini), How College Affects Students: Findings and Insights from 20 Years of Research, was identified as the single most cited book for the same time period [see Budd, J. & Magnuson, L. (2010). Higher education literature revisited: Citation patterns examined. Research in Higher Education, 51, 294-304].

Kathy Goodman won 1st place at The University of Iowa College of Education's 2010 Martin Luther King, Jr. Diversity Research Symposium for her poster titled, "Race, Socioeconomic Status, Diverse Campus Environments, and College Students’ Need for Cognition.”

Nick Bowman was named a Greenleaf Scholar, which is an early-career award from the Greenleaf Center for Servant Leadership.

2009

Georgianna Martin was appointed Associate Editor of Oracle: The Research Journal of the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors. Her term begins in December of 2009.

Ashley Asel, Tricia Seifert, and Ernie Pascarella won the 2009 "Oracle Research Article of the Year Award" from the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors (AFA) for their publication titled, "The Effects of Fraternity/Sorority Membership on College Experiences and Outcomes: A Portrait of Complexity."

Georgianna Martin and Megan Johnson won the 2009 "Perspectives Article of the Year Award" from the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors (AFA) for their publication titled, "Using Religious and Spiritual Differences as a Catalyst for Change."

Nick Bowman received two Spirituality in Higher Education Research Awards, which provide data access and funding to conduct research through the Higher Education Research Institute at the University of California, Los Angeles.

2008

Ernie Pascarella received an honorary doctorate from Blackburn College at its 139th commencement ceremony.

Tricia Seifert, Kathy Goodman, Noel Harmon, and Sherry Watt received a $1,500 research grant from the ACPA Educational Leadership Foundation for a study titled, "The Relationship between Spiritual Well-Being, Purpose in Life, and Student Affairs Practice."

Kathy Goodman and Jamie Jorgenson won 2nd place at The University of Iowa College of Education's 2008 Martin Luther King, Jr. Diversity Research Symposium for their poster titled, "How Do Race and Socioeconomic Background Influence Experiences of Good Practices in Undergraduate Education?"

Ashley Asel won 4th place at The University of Iowa College of Education's 2008 Martin Luther King, Jr. Diversity Research Symposium for her poster titled, "Gender Differences in Moral Development During the First Year of College."

2007

Ernie Pascarella received a Regents Award for Faculty Excellence, which is the highest award that can be given by The University of Iowa to a faculty member.

Elizabeth Whitt received ACPA's Contribution to Knowledge Award in recognition of significant contributions to research and scholarship about college students and student affairs work.

Tricia Seifert was a finalist for the Bobby Wright Dissertation of the Year Award presented by the Association for the Study of Higher Education.

Mark Salisbury received ACPA's Global Dimensions of Student Development Research Award.

Mark Salisbury received AIEA's Josephson Award based on exemplary graduate research in the field of international education. He was also invited to attend the 2008 AIEA conference in Washington, DC to present a poster of his research.

Kathy Goodman received the International Programs Student Leadership Award from the Office of International Programs at The University of Iowa for culturally competent leadership and exceptional involvement in Bridging Domestic and Global Diversity: A Training Program for Student Leaders.

Nick Bowman received the Daniel Katz Dissertation Fellowship, which is an endowed award from the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan.

2006

Tricia Seifert won 2nd place at The University of Iowa's 2006 James F. Jakobsen Conference in the Social Sciences and Education division for a paper titled, "The Effects of Diverse Faculty Characteristics on Dimensions of Job Satisfaction."

Kathy Goodman won a Midwestern Higher Education Compact Award, a graduate student grant to attend a policy summit about the Spellings Commission Report.

2005

Tricia Seifert received AIR's 2005 Summer Data Policy Institute Fellowship.

Tricia Seifert won the 2nd and 3rd place prizes at The University of Iowa College of Education's Martin Luther King, Jr. Diversity Symposium for posters titled, "The Effects of Diverse Faculty Characteristics on Dimensions of Job Satisfaction: A Literature Review" and (with Jerri Drummond) "African American Students' Experiences of Good Practices: A Comparison of Institutional Type."

Kathy Goodman received the ISPA Scholar Award presented by the Iowa Student Personnel Association in recognition of her accomplishments as a graduate student in the field of student affairs.