The Adell McMillan Memorial Scholarship was established to assist women in developing their leadership potential within the profession. It benefits the recipient through up to $1,000 in financial support to participate in activities that provide professional development, networking, and leadership opportunities.
2023 Recipient: Katy Kaesebier, University of Houston
Katy Kaesebier has served as interim director of the Center for Student Involvement since September 2022; in that time, she has been exposed to many challenges and opportunities, including leadership, civic engagement, registered student organization management, and campus traditions. She oversees a budget of nearly $4 million and approximately 200 events per year. This scholarship will allow Kaesebier to deepen her leadership skills, expand her network, and attend the Women’s Leadership Institute.
ACUI is now accepting nominations for scholarships! Nominate by December 8!
About Adell McMillan
McMillan served as director of the Erb Memorial Union at the University of Oregon, was president of ACUI, and was the recipient of the Butts-Whiting Award in 1987. In 2006, she authored a collection of oral histories of the college union movement and ACUI titled College Union Pioneers.
This scholarship recognizes her role as one of the first women to serve as a leader of ACUI and her commitment to the development of women in leadership roles.
McMillan was recognized with the Butts-Whiting Award, ACUI’s highest honor, in 1987, and she served as the ACUI president in 1981.