Published March 14, 2013
Marist School’s Director of Counseling Gordon Stanley was honored with the College Board’s 2012 Leroy W. Fails Award for leadership and service last week.
The award recognizes an individual whose service and leadership at the regional and national levels have continuously advanced the mission of the College Board and who has demonstrated significant contributions and service by advocating equity, access, and opportunity for all students.
The award was given to him at the College Board Southern Regional Forum March 8.
Stanley joined Marist School in 2002 as director of counseling, bringing with him more than two decades of experience. Before coming to Marist, he was assistant to the provost and director of admissions at Michigan State University. From 1990 to 1998, Stanley was the director of admissions at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and prior to that he served as associate director of the Talent Identification Program at Duke University from 1983 to 1990. Stanley was a career counselor at the College of Charleston from 1980 to 1983. He completed his undergraduate, graduate and doctoral studies at Duke University.