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Employee Profile

Jennifer Phillips Fos

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Ctr for Student Success & First Year Exp
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR FOR RETENTION
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3RD FLOOR MARTINDALE, STE P
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-5970
Joined UM: June 12, 2000

Areas of Expertise

  • ACADEMIC ADMINISTRATION
  • ACADEMIC ADVISING
  • ACADEMIC AFFAIRS
  • ACADEMIC ASSESSMENT
  • HIGHER EDUCATION - STUDENT SERVICES
  • HIGHER EDUCATION POLICY
  • HIGHER EDUCATION, LEGAL ISSUES
  • STUDENT AFFAIRS
  • STUDENT RECRUITMENT
  • STUDENT RETENTION
  • TECHNOLOGY AND HIGHER EDUCATION

Brief Bio

Jennifer Phillips Fos is Assistant Director of Retention in the CSSFYE. Dr. Fos received her Bachelor's (English), Master's (Higher Education), and Ph.D. (Higher Education) from Ole Miss. She is an active member in the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA), Academic Advising Network (AAN), National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA), and Consortium for Student Retention Data Exchange (CSRDE). She teaches a section of the First-Year Experience course for freshmen each fall.

Degrees

BA
English
THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI/ UNIVERSITY, MISSISSIPPI (2003)
MA
Higher Education
THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI/ UNIVERSITY, MISSISSIPPI (2007)
PhD
Higher Education
The University of Mississippi/University, Mississippi (2019)

Committee Memberships

Retention Advisory Board
Other Kind of Committee
University Assessment Committee-IR
Other Kind of Committee

Awards

Excellence in Advising Award - Office of the Provost
2016
Staff Council Award - EEO3
2016