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Employee Profile

Jennifer Ethridge

Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College
Academic Counselor II
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SMBHC 302 Barksdale Honors College
University, MS 38677
(662) 915-7294
Joined UM: January 2, 2018

Brief Bio

Jennifer Payne Ethridge joined the SMBHC team in November 2022 as an Academic Counselor. Originally from Kentucky, Jennifer earned a Bachelor of Science in Political Science/Secondary Education and a Master of Business Administration, both from Murray State University. Recently, Jennifer earned a Master of Arts in Higher Education/Student Personnel at the University of Mississippi. Additionally, Jennifer serves as an Adjunct Instructor of Marketing in the School of Business and is a representative on the UM Staff Council. Jennifer has worked in higher education for over 13 years and has experience working in Admissions, Orientation, Business Advising, Student Success and First-Year Experience, and Human Resources.


Political Science
Murray State University (2005)
Business Administration
Murray State University (2008)
Higher Education/Student Personnel
The University of Mississippi (2022)

Committee Memberships

Honors - Honors College Admissions Comm.
Task Force
University Standing Committee
Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honor College
UG Application Selection Committee