Download the McGannon Award Nomination Form.
An important JAA activity is the recognition of outstanding programs. An annual recognition program is conducted in conjunction with the national conference. This recognition program provides an opportunity for outstanding initiatives and ideas at member institutions to be evaluated and shared. Categories in this recognition program include development, alumni relations, communications, multimedia, special events and publications. The results of the recognition program are announced at the national conference.
J. Barry McGannon, S.J., Award
The J. Barry McGannon, S.J., Award, the highest honor bestowed by JAA, is presented biennially to an individual who has made a distinguished contribution to Jesuit higher education and to Jesuit advancement. It is a unique honor reserved for individuals whose service to one or more of the Jesuit institutions of higher education has been exemplary and who is acknowledged by colleagues nationally as meriting recognition. The McGannon Award is named for J. Barry McGannon, S.J., the long time Vice President for Development and Chancellor of Saint Louis University, who also provided leadership in founding JAA. The McGannon Award is presented at the national conference.