NACAC award acknowledges Windmeyer’s pioneering work with Campus Pride for LGBTQ youth within higher education
Shane Windmeyer, Executive Director and Founder of Campus Pride, has been selected as the recipient of the National Association for College Admission Counseling’s (NACAC) 2015 Excellence in Education award. He was chosen for his leadership and pioneering efforts with Campus Pride in outreach to LGBTQ students for college admissions.
Windmeyer received this national honor on Thursday, October 1 at the opening session of the NACAC National Conference in San Diego, CA.
“It is an honor for Campus Pride to be honored by an association like NACAC,” said Windmeyer in his acceptance speech. In speaking to the NACAC professionals on the subject of asking option LGBT identity questions on college admission forms, he shares: “It doesn’t just get better, we have to do better, we have to ask the important questions.”