Stacy Outlaw named a commission chair-elect for National Academic Advising Association

The Martha and Spencer Love School of Business director of undergraduate programs will serve as the advising business majors chair for the non-profit organization.

Stacy Outlaw, director of undergraduate programs in the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business, has been elected as the advising business majors chair for the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA). Outlaw will assume this leadership role in October 2017 and serve for two years.

As a commission chair, Outlaw is charged with advancing NACADA’s strategic goals, proposing and facilitating activities, and providing resources to advance the professional development of members while focusing on the specific area of advising business majors.

NACADA, the global community for academic advising, was chartered as a non-profit organization in 1979 to promote quality academic advising and professional development of its membership to ensure the educational development of students. NACADA has grown to 14,000 members consisting of faculty members, professional advisors, administrators, counselors, and others in academic and student affairs concerned with the intellectual, personal and vocational needs of students. It is the representative and advocate of academic advising and those providing that service to higher education.

“It is truly an honor to be elected to the chair position,” Outlaw said. “I look forward to developing ways to support our members professionally while expanding the strategic goals of scholarship, inclusiveness, and involvement within the Business Majors Commission and within NACADA.”