Dr. Rosie Phillips Bingham, Ph.D. ABPP: 2016 Honoree in the category of Mentoring

Rosie Phillips Bingham, Ph.D. ABPP, is Vice President for Student Affairs and a tenured professor at the University of Memphis. She has been in this position since 2003 and has articulated a division mission of “Students Learning through Engagement and Involvement.” She earned her doctorate at The Ohio State University. Her primary practical and scholarly passions are: the power of inclusion; multicultural vocational psychology; ethics; and living well in a diverse society. She currently serves on the American Psychological Association Finance Committee. She is past President of the Society of Counseling Psychology (17) and previously served on the American Psychological Association Board of Directors, on the Council of Representatives for Divisions 1 and 17, and Co-Chair of Council of Student Affairs Board for the Association of Public and Land Grant Universities. Dr. Bingham was the co-founder of Black Scholars Unlimited at the University of Memphis and initiated a Hispanic Academic Enrichment Group at the University of Florida during her tenure there. She is a founding board member of the Women’s Foundation for a Greater Memphis where she served as Chair of the Board for two years. Bingham currently serves as a trustee on the Women’s Foundation Board; on the Board of Trustees for the New Memphis Institute, and on the Board of Directors of the Baptist Women’s Hospital. She also serves on the American Psychological Foundation Board.

Her awards include the:

  • APA Distinguished Award for Contributions to Institutional Practice
  • NASPA Pillar of the Profession Award
  • Charles and Shirley Thomas Award for Mentoring
  • Janet E. Helms Award for Mentoring and Scholarship
  • Dalmas A. Taylor Award as a Coordinator of the National Multicultural Conference and Summit
  • University of Memphis Authur S. Holman Lifetime Achievement Award
  • The Women’s Foundation for a Greater Memphis Legends Award
  • Ruby R. Wharton Award
  • Women in Higher Education in Tennessee Women of Achievement Award
  • The 21st Century Education Leadership Award
  • American Psychological Association Presidential Citation
  • One of 3 Co-Chairs of Mayor Jim Strickland’s Transition Team

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