Jane Alexander leads the Student Affairs Forum. She advises Vice Presidents of Students Affairs on responding to and managing campus climate crises, better serving emerging student populations like low-income and first-generation students, and developing coping and resilience skills in Gen Z students.
Jane brings to student affairs her experience advising Vice Presidents for Enrollment Management on enrollment strategy to increase student diversity, academic quality, and net tuition revenue.
Prior to joining EAB, Jane researched state policy on high school to college transition and worked directly with state and local education agencies to make data-informed policy decisions.
Jane received a B.A. in History Teaching from Brigham Young University where she earned the university’s most prestigious scholarship and graduated summa cum laude. Jane graduated with an M.A.in International Education Policy from Harvard University.
Research and Insights
Campus climate crises are occurring across all types of colleges and universities. Although crises span a wide range of issues, the most common ones today are related to free speech, sexual misconduct, bias-related speech or action, and racism. These incidents can be unpredictable and cause heightened levels of activism, media and public scrutiny, and reputational…
While issues related to campus climate have been perennial ones on many campuses, the volume and severity of the climate-related challenges has dramatic increased, and the need for additional resources and support to address is more important than ever before. These challenges aren’t going away anytime soon, and there are serious consequences to institutions who…
Assault Perpetrated by UD Students Draws Intense Negative Attention On a Friday night in April, University of Delaware students who were members of a fraternity hosted an off-campus party. As a man who identified as both Latino and gay was leaving the party, a white fraternity member called the man an offensive slur. A fight…