Graduate Student Life Director Carole Hughes was named as a Pillar of the Profession by the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, a student affairs organization of more than 13,000 members at 1,400 campuses in 25 countries. The NASPA Foundation Pillar of the Profession awards honor student affairs professionals who have provided significant service to NASPA through regional and/or national leadership roles; created a lasting impact on the institutions or organizations at which they have worked, leaving a legacy of extraordinary service recognized by a cross-section of institutional/organizational stakeholders; and/or have demonstrated sustained, lifetime professional distinction in the field of student affairs and/or higher education.
During her 35-year career at Boston College, Hughes has served as assistant and associate dean for student development, deputy Title IX coordinator, project coordinator in facilities for the Campus Master Plan, a founding member of the University Arts Council, and University harassment counselor, among other roles. Her publications include a co-edited a book of essays, Roads Taken: Women in Student Affairs at Mid-Career, inspired by a panel discussion on women and student affairs careers she co-organized at the 2002 NASPA annual meeting.
University Communications | November 2022