Local Administrator Receives Award

by Press Release-Rutgers-Camden | Aug 17, 2005
Local Administrator Receives Award Haddonfield resident Richard Woodland, director of financial aid at Rutgers University-Camden, has been selected to receive the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) Regional Leadership Award.

A financial aid professional for more than 30 years, Woodland has served in numerous roles and committees within EASFAA (Eastern Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators) and NJASFAA, including a 1989-90 term as NJASFAA president. He currently serves on the NASFAA Reauthorization Task Force and chairs the NJASFAA Audit Committee and Committee on Constitution and By-Laws.

Announced at the NASFAA Conference in New York City in July, this national award will be formally presented by the NASFAA national chair at the EASFAA Regional Conference in Vermont in May.

The award is presented to individuals who make outstanding contributions to the financial aid profession at the regional and state levels over a sustained period of time. Recipients exhibit high integrity and character; show creative leadership; inspire and encourage others to participate actively in professional development activities; continue active involvement in professional organizations after holding elected office; and support the goals and objectives of NASFAA.

Woodland, 54, has been on the Rutgers-Camden financial aid staff since 1972 and was promoted to director in 1976. He earned his bachelor's degree in economics from Rutgers-Camden and his master's degree in student personnel services from Glassboro State College (now Rowan University).

During the 2004-05 academic year, Rutgers-Camden awarded more than $50 million in financial assistance to its undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in 34 undergraduate majors and 13 graduate and professional programs.

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Author: Press Release-Rutgers-Camden



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