Daniel Maxwell (Syracuse ’86) was honored with the Pillar of the Profession Award by the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA). He currently serves as Associate Vice Chancellor/Associate Vice President for Student Affairs at the University of Houston system.

Each year, NASPA awards the Pillar of the Profession to distinguished individuals who have served as leaders, teachers, and scholars in student affairs and higher education. The award recognizes those who have created a lasting impact on the institutions and organizations at which they have worked, leaving a legacy of extraordinary service and demonstrated sustained, lifetime professional distinction in the field of student affairs and higher education.

“Dan has been at the forefront of creating a campus environment that promotes student learning and personal development,” said Richard Walker, Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Services, University of Houston.

Maxwell is a dedicated Sigma Alpha Epsilon volunteer, currently serving on the Expansion Advisory Committee and previously on the Risk Management Committee and as a Chapter Advisor at IUPUI (Indiana Iota-Pi). For his dedication to the Fraternity, Maxwell has been awarded the Order of Lion, Order of Minerva and the Merit Key.