Dr. Jennifer Latino is a Senior Director for EAB’s Research Advisory Services and serves as an expert in Student Success and Institutional Strategy and Planning. Jennifer enjoys engaging with EAB partners around topics such as Mental Health, DEIJ, and Strategy and Planning. She is a facilitator for EAB’s Mental Health Collaborative.
Jennifer built her career through experiences at a diverse array of institution types including large-research, women’s college, community college, and faith-based institutions. After seventeen years as a college administrator, Jennifer entered the field of educational consulting.
Dr. Latino is also an adjunct faculty member in a doctorate for higher education leadership program and a published author and national presenter on a variety of topics including effective student engagement practices, faculty development, and effective institutional governance structures.
When she is not engaged in work with EAB partners, Jennifer enjoys a variety of activities including boxing, CrossFit, and riding her Peloton. Additionally, she enjoys cooking and is an enthusiastic fan of jigsaw puzzles!
Dr. Jennifer Latino earned her doctorate in higher education administration from Florida State University. Prior to her doctoral work, she earned a master's in higher education administration from North Carolina State University and an undergraduate degree in business administration from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke.
Research and Insights
4 Lessons from University Presidents on Crisis Thinking and Resilient Leadership
A crisis such as COVID-19 poses countless urgent decisions that are difficult for leaders to prioritize, often at the expense of long-term strategy. This fall, I sat down with more than two dozen college and university presidents for a roundtable discussion on avoiding the pitfalls of crisis thinking and building a culture of resilient leadership on campus.