Julie D. Goodwin receives NACUA Distinguished Service Award


The National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA) is pleased to recognize Julie D. Goodwin as a recipient of the Distinguished Service Award for her extraordinary service both to NACUA and to institutions of higher learning over an extended period of time, and for her outstanding contributions to the work of the Association.

Julie D. Goodwin has served as General Counsel for Morgan State University in Maryland since 1992. Prior to her current position, she served for ten years at the University of Maryland College Park. Julie also served as a legal intern for the Honorable Harry A. Cole, Associate Judge, Maryland Court of Appeals and as a law clerk for the Appellate Division of the Maryland Public Defender. She is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court and Maryland Bars.

She received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and her Juris Doctor from the University of Maryland School of Law, where she served as Assistant Editor of the Maryland Law Review. She also served as Vice Justice of the Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, and as a member of the University of Maryland School of Law Black Law Student Association, from whom she recently was awarded the Practitioner of the Year Award.

A NACUA member since 1985, Julie served on its Board of Directors as an at-large member from 2001 – 2004. In addition, her committee service is significant, and includes service on the Committees on Nominations and Elections, Finance and Audit, Membership and Member Services, Publications, Strategic Planning, Program for the Annual Conference, and Honors and Awards. Her record of attendance and speaking engagements at numerous NACUA conferences is exemplary.

In addition to her extensive NACUA service, Julie’s community service and memberships include: President of the Board of Directors of Sunnyfield Estates Homeowners Association; Chesapeake Kayak Adventures; Potomac Valley Samoyed Club; and many others.

Headquartered in Washington, D.C., NACUA is the primary source of higher education law programming and information for its members and for the higher education community. Founded in 1960, the Association serves more than 1,700 public and private higher education institutions and more than 4,000 attorneys throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, and Guam, and several other countries including Canada, Australia, and Lebanon. To learn more about NACUA, visit www.nacua.org.