Jon serves on the cabinet of the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University, and is responsible for research and analysis in support of enrollment and budget decision-making, strategic planning leadership, and leadership in support of campus visibility and marketing. He has worked in the field of higher education research and policy for 22 years. After earning his Master of Arts degree in 1988 from the University of Minnesota, Jon worked in the state’s Department of Finance as a budget analyst, where he was responsible for executive branch planning and development of public sector postsecondary operating and capital budgets. From 1992 to 1999, he was vice president for research and policy development at the Minnesota Private College Council. There Jon was responsible for analysis of state and federal higher education policies, particularly as they related to education financing and student financial aid, as well as collection and analysis of institutional enrollment and financial data. Jon’s current research and analysis focuses on demographic trends, the economics of higher education, and the intersection of mission, market, and institutional values.