October 25, 2004
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PNC Faculty Member Earns National Advising Award
WESTVILLE – Purdue University North Central faculty member Dr. Linda Duttlinger was recently presented the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) Outstanding Advising Certificate of Merit in the faculty academic advising category. Her award was presented the annual NACADA conference in Cincinnati.
NACADA promotes quality academic advising and professional development of its 7,200 membership to best ensure that the educational, intellectual and personal needs of students are met. Members are faculty advisors, professional advisors, administrators, counselors and others in academic and student affairs.
Duttlinger earned her bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degrees from Purdue University. She is president for the Indiana Association for Developmental Education and is a charter member of that organization. The Indiana Academic Advising Network (IAAN) honored her with the Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award for the 2002-2003 academic year, the first year that IAAN presented this award.
Duttlinger started her career as a PNC academic advisor and faculty member in 1985 and now serves as assistant to the vice chancellor for academic advising, department chair for developmental studies, secretary to the faculty senate and campus coordinator of the Lilly Endowment Retention Initiatives and was presented with the PNC Outstanding Teacher Award in 1987, 1992, 1996 and 2000.