Jane Jacobson receives advising association honor

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Jane Jacobson, director in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Student Academic Services, has received the Leading Light Award from the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) as part of the 2012 Annual Awards Program for Academic Advising. This award is presented to a NACADA member who has made significant contributions to diversity within the association. Such contributions include innovations to encourage advisors from underrepresented populations to join and remain in NACADA, outreach to specific underrepresented populations, service to NACADA on behalf of an underrepresented population, and strategies to ensure NACADA is inclusive and open to all. According to her award letter, "Your nominators consistently praised your long-term service to the Association in a number of capacities and your constant willingness to assume more responsibility on behalf of the Association."