Student affairs administrator elected as Connecticut state director of NASPA

March 01, 2022

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Matthew Kurz, assistant dean of student affairs, has been elected the Connecticut state director for NASPA, Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education.

"I feel truly honored to be elected as the next Connecticut state director for NASPA and look forward to serving our state, region and profession throughout my time in this exciting role,” Kurz said.

NASPA, one of the largest professional associations for student affairs personnel, has more than 15,000 individual and 1,200 institutional members worldwide. NASPA uses the principles of integrity, innovation, inclusion and inquiry to serve the community through professional development, research, advocacy and support.

In his new role, Kurz plans to increase communication between higher education professionals to promote networking, skill development and information sharing across the state. Kurz said he hopes to learn more about the challenges his colleagues are facing in the profession so he can help develop solutions.

Kurz, who joined Quinnipiac in 2017, received his bachelor’s degree in communications studies at the State University of New York, College at Oneonta, and his Master’s of Education in curriculum and instruction at the University of Idaho.

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