LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

The HigherEd SIG Lifetime Achievement Award honors a marketing scholar who has demonstrated distinct accomplishments and dedication to the area of higher education in the marketing discipline. Each year, HigherED SIG calls for nominations for this distinct honor. Nominations are collected and then a thorough review is conducted by a panel of judges. The winner is announced at the Summer AMA Conference. See below for more information on nominating  

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Congratulations, Dr. Shelby Hunt, recipient of the 2022 HigherEd SIG Lifetime Achievement Award!

 

The American Marketing Association Marketing for Higher Education Special Interest Group (HigherEd SIG) announced Dr. Shelby D. Hunt as the 2022 recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award.

 

The HigherEd SIG Lifetime Achievement Award honors a marketing scholar who has demonstrated distinct accomplishments and dedication to the area of higher education in the marketing discipline.

 

This year, we presented the award posthumously to Dr. Shelby D. Hunt who passed away recently and had a profound impact on the marketing field for several decades. The HigherEd SIG mourns the unfortunate passing away of Dr. Hunt. The award was presented to the Texas Tech University faculty at the AMA Summer Educators’ Conference in August.

Here is a link to the full announcement.

 

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CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

2023 Call for Nominations for the Lifetime Achievement Award

 

The Marketing for Higher Education Special Interest Group (Higher Ed SIG) welcomes applications for the Lifetime Achievement Award. This award honors a marketing scholar who has demonstrated distinct accomplishments and dedication to the area of higher education in the marketing discipline. Nominees (self-nominees welcomed) must meet the following criteria:


•    Be a tenured marketing faculty member in good standing at an AACSB university.
•    Demonstrate commitment and achievements related to improving higher education in marketing.
•    Be a member of the American Marketing Association (AMA) at the time of application.


Applications must be in one pdf document including:


1.    Cover letter as to why the nominee would be an ideal recipient of the award.
2.    Current curriculum vitae.


All applications will be evaluated by a panel of three (3) marketing scholar judges and must be received by Monday, May 30, 2022, at 5:00 PM EST. To apply, please email one pdf document to sig.highered@gmail.com


Please contact Divya Ramachandran (dramachandran1@gsu.edu) or Mathew Joseph (mjoseph4@stmarytx.edu) with any questions.


The winner will receive a plaque at the 2023 AMA Summer Educators’ Conference. The winner will be notified by early July and should join the Higher Ed SIG if not a current member (SIG membership is free for AMA members).


We look forward to your application!


Divya Ramachandran, Vice Chair of Marketing and Communications, HigherEd SIG
Mathew Joseph, Vice Chair of Planning, HigherEd SIG

 

Past Recipients:

2022  Dr. Shelby D. Hunt, Professor of Marketing, Texas Tech University

2021  Dr. Victoria Crittenden, Professor of Marketing, Babson College

2021  Dr. Deborah Spake, Dean, College of Business Administration, Kent State University

2019  Dr. V. Kumar (VK), Regents Professor, Richard and Susan Lenny Distinguished Chair & Professor in Marketing at Georgia State University

2018  Dr. A. Parasuraman ("Parsu"), Professor and James W. McLamore Chair in Marketing at University of Miami

2017  Dr. Mathew Joseph, Emil C.E. Jurica Distinguished Professor of Marketing at St. Mary’s University

2016  Dr. Donald Bacon, Professor of Marketing for the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver

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Dr. Atefeh Yazdanparast presents Dr. V. Kumar with the 2019 Marketing for Higher Education Lifetime Achievement Award 

 

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Dr. Atefeh Yazdanparast presents Dr. A. Parasuraman with the 2018 Marketing for Higher Education Lifetime Achievement Award 

 

Dr. Atefeh Yazdanparast presents Dr. Mathew Joseph with the 2017 Marketing for Higher Education Lifetime Achievement Award 

 

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Dr. Atefeh Yazdanparast presents Dr. Donald Bacon with the 2016 Marketing for Higher Ed Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. Victoria Crittenden, 2021 Marketing for Higher Ed SIG Lifetime Achievement Award recipient

Dr. Deborah Spake, 2021 Marketing for Higher Ed SIG Lifetime Achievement Award recipient