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Jennifer Jones, Ph.D.

Dr. Jennifer Jones is currently an adjunct faculty at Minnesota State University, Mankato and works with colleges and universities with the implementation of early alert systems. Previously, Jennifer was a clinical assistant professor of higher education at the University of Alabama and also served as the director of academic retention at UA for three years. In that role, she evaluated student retention data to create, implement, and manage appropriate support programs for first-year students struggling to acclimate to campus life, primarily managing a Web-based retention program designed to engage first-year students in an online community and connect them with campus resources and information. Additionally, Jennifer garnered significant work experience in residential life and university development through positions at the College of William and Mary, Hamline University, the University of Connecticut, and the University of Eastern Illinois.