Press Release


July 23, 2015                         

Alan Chesney, Former Director of Human Resources at Washington College, Receives Honorary Life Membership in CUPA-HR

Alan Chesney, who recently retired from his position as director of human resources at Washington College, has been granted Honorary Life Membership in the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR). Honorary Life Membership is the highest honor for recognizing retired CUPA-HR members who have demonstrated a lifetime commitment to the higher education human resources profession and long-term leadership in the association.

During his higher education human resources career, Chesney was actively involved in the CUPA-HR Southern Region, serving on a number of committees and as chair of the region board. He worked in human resources at six higher education institutions over four decades.

CUPA-HR is higher ed HR. We serve higher education by providing the knowledge, resources, advocacy and connections to achieve organizational and workforce excellence. Headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, and serving more than 19,000 HR professionals and other campus leaders at more than 1,900 member organizations around the country and abroad, the association offers learning and professional development programs, higher education salary and benefits data, extensive online resources and just-in-time regulatory and legislative information.