Awards
Service Awards in State Government Relations

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.

Marvin D. "Swede" Johnson Achievement Award

The nomination period for the 2017 Marvin D. "Swede" Johnson Award is opened until July 28, 2017. 

Recipients of the Swede Johnson award have demonstrated significant career accomplishment through their contributions in institutional/system state relations.

2016 Winner:

Marvin D. "Swede" Johnson Achievement Award

Marty Oetting
Director, Government Relations
University of Missouri Systems

 


Edwin Crawford Award for Innovation

The nomination period for the 2017 Edwin Crawford Award is opened until July 28, 2017.

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.

2016 Winner:

Edwin Crawford Award for Innovation

Meredith V. Turner
Associate Director, Legislative Advocacy and Institutional Relations
Office of the President
University of California

Martin and Meredith