Hall of Fame

“The College of Education’s Hall of Fame was established in 2014 to recognize and honor individuals who have made a difference in the lives of the people of Arizona and beyond. We are pleased to shine a light on their good works and we are proud of their achievements” ~ Dean Michael Sampson


The purpose of the College of Education Hall of Fame (HOF) is to recognize and honor alumni and other individuals who have made significant contributions in their occupations, disciplines, or positions and who have advanced the vision and mission of the COE through their contributions.  NAU Faculty who have made similar significant contributions are eligible for nominations after five years of retirement.

These contributions may be made in multiple manners, including success in their work, leadership, teaching, writing, research, service, or by other outstanding performance and having outstanding success in the individual’s profession. These contributions also may have been through support of and/or service to the vision and mission of the College of Education.


  • Nominations may be made up until April 15 of each year.
  • Nomination forms and procedures are noted on the COE webpage.
  • The Dean of the College of Education appoints a HOF Selection Committee from her COE Advisory Board.
  • The Committee reviews nominations and makes recommendations of qualified candidates as scored by a Likert Scale.
  • The Dean consults with the COE faculty,  Leadership Team, and COE Development Officer.
  • The Dean names the HOF and notifies the inductees and media.
  • Results are announced at Spring Commencement and HOF members are honored at Homecoming.
  • There is no set number of how many HOF members may join each year.


The deadline for nominations is April 15th, 2016.


Please contact Meghan Remington in the Dean's office at Meghan.Remington@nau.edu.