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.
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.
Julia Shanahan - Columbia University in the City of New York
Joel Levenson - University of Central Florida
Dominic Daher - University of San Francisco
Anne Jetmundson - University of South Florida
Richard (Rick) Klee - University of Notre Dame
David Carson - Armstrong State University
Barbara Morris - Johns Hopkins University
Joe Irvine - The Ohio State University
Michael O'Neill - University of California
Kelly D. Farmer - University of Minnesota
Edward J. Jennings - University of Michigan
Susan Brooks - University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Stewart Cobine - Indiana University at Bloomington