2007 Outstanding Achievement Award

November 14, 2007

Crystal K. Pariseau, MSSW
Director of Marketing and Public Engagement

For Immediate Release

Keith A. Miller awarded 2007 Outstanding Achievement Award

Keith Miller, PhD, and AUCD Past-President Lu Zeph, EdD

November 14, 2007, Washington, DC: Keith A. Miller, PhD, of the Wyoming Institute for Disabilities at the University of Wyoming received the 2007 Outstanding Achievement Award today at the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) Annual Meeting and Conference.

The award is recognizes a UCEDD, LEND, or DDRC executive, faculty, or staff member who has demonstrated excellence in three major areas of the field —teaching, scholarship, and service to the wider community.

For over a decade Dr. Miller has been a leader at the National, University, State, and Community levels, advocating on behalf of individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. He successfully guided the fledgling Center from a single staff and volunteer to 40 professionals performing a broad spectrum of innovative activities. Keith’s energy and commitment made him an invaluable member of the network and a national leader.

From the beginning, the driving force of the Wyoming INstitute on Disabilities has been Dr. Miller’s passion to improve the lives of people with disabilities. He has demonstrated excellence in the field of developmental disabilities in his teaching, scholarship, and service to the community. He has been an invaluable member of the AUCD network and has gained the respect of many in his commitment to building the strength of the network and to improving services and supports for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.


Established in 1971, AUCD is a membership organization comprised of three national networks of interdisciplinary, university-based Centers dedicated to research, education, leadership training, policy development, and direct service for people with disabilities.

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