Jennie applies a scientist’s mind with an educator’s heart to reimagine the role of faculty in learner-centered education today and in the future. As a first-in-family college graduate, Jennie is enthusiastically committed to creating transformative educational experiences accessible to every learner. As the Vice President of Faculty Experience and Academic Services at WGU, she is responsible for leading the digital transformation of the faculty model, including evidence-based strategies, technology innovations, and social emotional learning skills to improve student experiences and outcomes. She holds a B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Utah, a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Cornell University and has over 10 years of experience in higher education serving in leadership, innovation, and instructional roles. She lives in Utah and enjoys hiking, paddling, skiing, and enjoying the mountains with her husband, three sons, and growing puppy.