The ACAD Board of Directors is proud to announce the recipient of the fifth annual Award for Excellence in Academic Leadership: Dr. Ross Peterson-Veatch, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College, Southwestern College. The award was established by ACAD to recognize individuals who exemplify excellence in academic leadership through shaping and supporting positive change on their campuses and in their communities. As an academic leader, Dr. Peterson-Veatch has facilitated necessary and positive change throughout his career. Across his leadership roles, he has focused on improving systems, implementing fair and consistent practices, and advancing the institution’s learning environment. Read the full press release here.