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Shaw Alum Receives Doctoral Research Award  

Donald MitchellJuly 18, 2012 – Donald Mitchell Jr.'06 has been selected by The Center for the Study of the College Fraternity award selection committee to receive the Richard McKaig Outstanding Doctoral Research Award. Mitchell received his Ph.D. in educational policy and administration-higher education in 2012 from the University of Minnesota’s Department of Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development (OLPD).

The Richard McKaig Outstanding Doctoral Research Award is made possible by a grant from the Fraternity Executives Association. It recognizes an outstanding doctoral dissertation completed by an individual recently completing her/his doctorate. The recipient will receive a $1,000 cash award and additional recognition at the annual meeting of the Association of Fraternity Advisers. The purpose of the Richard McKaig Outstanding Doctoral Research Award is to encourage and support the study and dissemination of high quality research on the role of the fraternity and sorority in higher education. The award is meant to recognize students at the doctoral level who show promise in the field of student affairs.

This story was originally published on the University of Minnesota website on June 20, 2012