HDI DEI Director Earns Prestigious Award from American College Personnel Association

March 14, 2023

The University of Kentucky Human Development Institute’s director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is a recipient of a prestigious award from one of the country’s leading organizations for student affairs professionals.

Nicholas Wright, PhD, has earned the Annuit Coeptis Award for Emerging Professional from the American College Personnel Association - College Student Educators International (ACPA).

“I am honored to have been named a 2023 ACPA-College Student Educators International Emerging Professional. ACPA is my professional home and has been throughout my time as a scholar-practitioner in Student Affairs. I enjoy the leadership opportunities, the guidance and the support,” said Wright. “I look forward to receiving this award in front of my mentors, mentees and colleagues. I do this work to improve inclusivity and accessibility throughout higher education, but it is always great to receive recognition and it reaffirms the importance of the work that I am doing.”

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