These awards honor individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to the advancement, quality and effectiveness of state relations on behalf of a higher education institution or state system.
The awards are sponsored by CASE, the American Association of State College and Universities, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities and the American Association of Community Colleges.
Award recipients play an active role in the annual Higher Education Government Relations Conference.
The 2015 State Government Relations Awards deadline is now open. The deadline is July 31, 2015. Enter online from the Marvin D. "Swede" Johnson Achievement Award page or the Edwin Crawford Award for Innovation page.
Recipients of the Edwin Crawford award are state relations officers new to the profession (less than 10 years) who have exhibited extensive effort, initiative and innovation in achieving the legislative goals of their institution or system.
2014 Winner: Jeneane Beck State Relations Officer University of Northern Iowa