Dr. Carl E. Anderson
Received the coveted Laurel Wreath award of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
, At their 79th Grand Chapter Meeting in Washington D.C. on August 4th, 2009.
The laurel Wreath is the highest award given by the fraternity in recognition of outstanding achievement and meritorious service to the Fraternity and the community.
, a native of St. Louis, Missouri received the Bachelor of Arts Degree in Government and the Master of Science degree in College Student Personnel Administration from Southern Illinois University
in 1956 and 1958 respectively.
He received the Doctor of Education degree in Student Personnel Administration in Higher Education from the University of Maryland in 1969.
has been honored by other institutions with their coveted Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award.
senior year at SIU Carl received the Service to Southern Award.
e began his thirty-two(32) years professional career at Howard University where he served as Vice-President for Student Affairs; Acting Dean of Students; Associate Dean of Students for Administration and Student Life; Director of Student Activities, and Head Resident Counselor.
He also served concurrently as Vice President for Student Affairs for the Howard University Foundation.
ollowing retirement from Howard University in 1990 he served as a member of the professional staff of the Post Office and Civil Service Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives until 1995.
has received over 100 awards and citations for significant and meritorious contributions presented by community, educational, student, professional and fraternal organizations.
Some of the awards include the Outstanding Service to Howard University
Award, the Nelson Mandela Award for Leadership in Higher Education, the National Leadership Award in Education for the Decade, the John E. King Award for Outstanding Contributions and Service to Higher Education and the Scott Goodnight Award for Outstanding Performance as a Dean in 1990 from the National Association of Student Personnel Administrator
In 2002, he
was selected by the University of Maryland
as Outstanding Leader in Education
Dr. Anderson was a founding member of the Kappa Scholarship Endowment Fund, Inc (KSEF), the charitable scholarship program of the Washington (DC) Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.; serving as its President from 1994-2005.
Since the establishment of KSEF in 1984, he has chaired its signature fund raising event, The Annual Celebrity Auction and Soul Good Feast, which has attracted a sell-out audience of 700 guests for twenty-five (25)consecutive years.
has awarded more than $1,000,000 in scholarship assistance to over 430 District of Columbia High School graduates. the endowed assets of the foundation currently exceed two million dollars.
In February 2006, Dr. Anderson was honored at a White House ceremony in which President Bush presented him with the Presidential Volunteer Service Award for his work with KSEF.
He has been a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity since his initiation into the Gamma Upsilon Chapter at Southern Illinois University in 1953.
holds numerous professional affiliations, past and present.
He is a founding member and formerly served on the Board of Directors of the American Association of University Administrators and the International Board on Counseling Services.
He has held similar positions with the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, the American College Personnel Association, the American Association for Counseling and Development, the Higher Education Group of Washington,D.C., the Middle States Accrediting Association for Colleges and Universities and the Peer Review Panel of the U.S. office of Education.
has been invited speaker and presenter at many professional,fraternal and community meetings and conferences.
wife Ida Anderson have three adult children; all of whom are graduates of Howard university
DR. CARL E. ANDERSON