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Molly A. Schaller, Ph.D., Named 2023 ACPA College Student Educators International Diamond Honoree


Saint Louis University’s School of Education is pleased to announce that Molly A. Schaller, Ph.D., will be inducted to the American College Personnel Association (ACPA) College Student Educators International Diamond Honoree Class of 2023. Schaller is committed to student learning and development.  The prestigious recognition celebrates her substantive and meaningful contributions to her students and the field of student affairs.

I am tremendously humbled to be recognized by ACPA as a Diamond Honoree. I have committed my career to the intentional design of university life to maximize students’ learning, growth, and development. ACPA has been my professional home and partner in this work, so the honor means a great deal to me.”

Molly A. Schaller, Ph.D.
Molly Schaller, Ph.D.
Molly A. Schaller, Ph.D.

Schaller is the associate dean for the School of Education and professor of higher education administration at Saint Louis University. She began her career in student affairs working in roles including residence life, peer education, new student orientation, and parent programs, and has since held faculty fellowships in faculty development, mission and identity. Schaller has taught master’s and doctoral courses in higher education administration programs for more than 20 years. She has published, presented and consulted widely on the sophomore/second-year college experience including serving as a faculty member at 10 multi-day sophomore institutes. She publishes on student affairs in Catholic colleges and universities, leadership, and the relationship between physical space and learning.

The ACPA Foundation provides philanthropic support for ACPA College Student Educators International, helping advance the research, scholarship, and professional development that ACPA provides the higher education, student affairs, and student services community.  

For more information about Saint Louis University’s School of Education, please call 314-977-3292 or visit the website.