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John B. Muir Editor Award

The John B. Muir Editor Award, determined by the Communications Committee, recognizes the author who has made the most significant contribution to NACAC's Journal of College Admission during the past year. Nominations are not accepted for this award.

About the 2017 Winners:

The John B. Muir Editor’s Award recognizes authors who have made the most significant contributions to NACAC’s Journal of College Admission during the preceding year. The award is named for John Burke Muir, who was NACAC vice president for publication and research from 1983-1986.Tommy Lucas and Whitney Linsenmeyer examined the impact of the events in Ferguson, Missouri, in Cutting Through a Crisis: Guiding Prospective Students and Families During Times of Unrest published in the Spring 2016 edition of The Journal of College Admission. Selected for its timely and significant message, the nominating committee said the piece was a well-done, important, highly relevant, and very readable submission. Lucas is interim director of the Office of Military and Veteran Enrollment Services at Saint Louis University (MO). Linsenmeyer is an instructor at Saint Louis University (MO).

Previous Award Winners:

  • 2017 - Tommy Lucas and Whitney Linsenmeyer
  • 2016 - Dr. Tara Jabbaar-Gyambrah and Dr. Seneca Vaught
  • 2015 - Jason Klugman
  • 2014 - Arthur Levine and Diane R. Dean
  • 2013 - Benjamin S. Baum
  • 2012 - Amy Liu
  • 2011 - Ryan Gildersleeve and Anne Pabst
  • 2010 - Jonathon Epstein
  • 2009 - Angel Pérez
  • 2008 - Kirsten Olson
  • 2007 - Joyce Vining Morgan
  • 2006 - Sam Patterson
  • 2005 - Kelly Herrington
  • 2004 - Carla Shere and Mark Hicks
  • 2003 - Sarah Myers McGinty
  • 2002 - John L. Mahoney
  • 2001 - Frank D. Sachs
  • 2000 - Kim Stafford
  • 1999 - Van Sturgeon
  • 1998 - Michael Smith
  • 1997 - Authors of Diversity Issue: James Alexander, Anne L. Bryant, Gwendolyn Jordan Dungy, Jean H. Fetter, Bill Fitzsimmons, Lawrence E. Gladieux, Mary Lee Hoganson, Don Johnson, Marybeth Kravets, Judy Rolfe, Ted Spencer, Peter Van Tyle and Albert C. Yates,
  • 1996 - Ron W. Moss
  • 1995 - Peter Van Tyle
  • 1994 - Frank C. Leana
  • 1993 - Authors of Achieving Diversity: Maryam Ahamad, Edward Bell, Charlene Blue Horse, Deborah B. Bowles, Frank Burtnett, Deborah J. Carter, Richard Ferguson, John Hollifield, Naomi Kuziemski, Whitney Laughlin, Laudelina Martinez, Suzannne D. Mintz, Arnold Mitchem, Michael Rowland, William E. Sedlacek, Charles Shom, Donald M. Stewart and Kristin Tichenor
  • 1992 - Bethany L. Spotts
  • 1991 - B. Ann Wright
  • 1989 - Steven Munger
  • 1988 - Jean Ballard Terepka
  • 1987 - E. Douglas Norton
  • 1986 - Daniel C. Tyson
  • 1985 - David Chapman
  • 1984 - Suzanne McColloch and Betsy Porter

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