DiDonato Named State Director for National Association of Student Personnel Administrators

June 23, 2017

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Ana DiDonato, associate vice president for Student Success at Saint Leo University, recently was named state director for the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA).

An active member of NASPA since 2001, DiDonato served on the NASPA-FL executive board for the past seven years in various roles including conference and symposium chair for logistics, small colleges and universities chair, and most recently as conference coordinator.

She holds a bachelor's degree from Saint Leo University in English literature, a Master of Education in college student affairs degree from the University of South Florida, and a Master of Business Administration degree from Saint Leo University, and is pursuing a doctorate of leadership in educational administration from the University of Florida.

NASPA’s goals stated on its website include:

● Deliver dynamic, innovative, and timely professional development and volunteer engagement opportunities to build the leadership capacities and effectiveness of student affairs professionals;

● Generate scholarship and disseminate knowledge that supports evidence-based, innovative, inclusive, and socially just student affairs practices;

● Lead public policy and advocacy efforts that shape the changing landscape of student affairs within higher education; and

● Provide leadership for student affairs in integrating existing and emerging technologies.