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Offered periodically, the Tax Award recognizes outstanding commitment to the higher education tax community through NACUBO’s advocacy efforts and educational programs focusing on federal tax compliance and administration. You can view the award criteria and nomination requirements here.

This award is supported in part by a generous sponsorship from Huron Consulting.

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2022

Jodi Kessler

Jodi Kessler, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Jodi Kessler, director of tax and global operations at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, received the 2022 Tax Award for her outstanding commitment to the higher education tax community through participation in NACUBO’s advocacy efforts and educational programs. An active member of NACUBO’s Tax Council, Kessler also represents higher education as a member of the Internal Revenue Service Advisory Committee. She has played a pivotal role in shaping NACUBO’s formal comments to the IRS on major regulatory projects as well as planning and presenting at NACUBO’s tax conferences and webcasts.

 

2021

Julia Shanahan - Columbia University in the City of New York 

2015

Joel Levenson - University of Central Florida

Dominic Daher - University of San Francisco

2014

Anne Jetmundson - University of South Florida

2013

Richard (Rick) Klee - University of Notre Dame

2012

David Carson - Armstrong State University

2011

Barbara Morris - Johns Hopkins University

2010

Joe Irvine - The Ohio State University

2009

Michael O'Neill - University of California

2008

Kelly D. Farmer - University of Minnesota

2007

Edward J. Jennings - University of Michigan

2006

Susan Brooks - University of North Carolina at Charlotte

2005

Stewart Cobine - Indiana University at Bloomington

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