Gregory R. Singleton, associate vice president and dean of students at Austin Peay State University, was recently named the 2014 recipient of the Dr. Kent L. Gardner Award.
The Gardner Award is presented to a senior college/university administrator who has demonstrated a long-term commitment to the advancement of fraternities and sororities. The individual should have demonstrated a long standing record of support and advocacy for the fraternal experiences on the campuses on which he or she has worked, fostered positive change in the fraternity and sorority community, built partnerships within higher education and the interfraternal community and mentored both new and seasoned professionals.
Singleton was cited for his support of the fraternity and sorority communities at the University of Memphis, Purdue University, University of Miami and now APSU. He has served as a former national conference chair, executive vice president and national president of the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors and chair of the AFA Foundation.
Singleton served for 18 years on the board of directors for the Southeastern Interfraternity Conference, including six years as the executive director, and as a past executive director of Rho Lambda National Panhellenic Honorary. He is a current regional vice president and National Scholarship chair for his national fraternity, Kappa Alpha Order, and he was the 2014 recipient of the Award of Distinction from the North-American Interfraternity Conference.
Singleton will be presented with the award during the annual meeting of the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors in Nashville on Dec. 5.