Press Release


June 9, 2014
Contact Information:
Missy Kline
Managing Editor

Paul Michaud, Former Associate Vice President for Human Resources at Georgia Southern University, Receives Honorary Life Membership in CUPA-HR

Paul Michaud, who recently retired from his position as associate vice president for human resources at Georgia Southern University, 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.

Michaud has served in leadership roles at both the regional and national levels of CUPA-HR. He served for two years on the Southern Region board of directors; for five years on the Midwest Region board (including a term as chair); and on the national board of directors, as well as on several CUPA-HR conference committees. He has also presented at numerous conferences and contributed to several CUPA-HR publications. Over the course of his career, Michaud has received eight CUPA-HR awards for his service to the association and demonstrated excellence in the field of higher education human resources.

Michaud has served in HR roles at nine institutions over his nearly four decades in higher education human resources. He retired earlier this year from Georgia Southern University.


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 17,000 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.