Robert Jordan, FUPAA


FUPAA - Fellow of the University Photographers' Association of America

The Board of Directors may from time to time elect any member of the Association who, in the opinion of the Board of Directors, has shown distinguished ability, service to the Association, and contributions to the advancement of Photography, as a Fellow of the Association. Fellows shall have the right to place the letters FUPAA after their names for so long as they remain members.

The characteristics listed above exemplify the traits that are Robert Jordan. Whatever is necessary to accomplish the task at hand Robert will do, from the most mundane to the complex he gives it his all. Who can forget his torture test of CF cards or his flow chart to map how new members work through the membership process. 
Always trying new ideas and searching for better ways to work his impact on the profession is undeniable. Many of Robert's ideas have been copied by others revealing the respect that his peers have for his work. As a board member he brings clarity to complex issues and always keeps the memberships concerns at the forefront. Never shy to address an issue his demeanor and smile can make a tricky situation seem simple.
Robert has been at the Universityof Mississippi for over 30 years, all the while recording the history of higher ed in Mississippi.