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I am an associate professor at JWU’s Providence Campus. Prior to joining JWU, I served as executive director + CEO of the South Dakota Board of Regents, the governing board for the state’s public university system.”

Bio

Jack Warner is an associate professor at JWU’s Providence Campus. Prior to joining JWU, he served as executive director and CEO of the South Dakota Board of Regents, the governing board for the state’s public university system.

In addition, he spent 7 years as the Commissioner of Higher Education for the Rhode Island Higher Education system, and 32 years in Massachusetts’ higher education system, including 5 as Vice Chancellor of the state’s Board of Higher Education and 2 as the associate Chancellor of UMass Dartmouth. For 17 years he served as the Dean of Student Affairs at Bristol Community College; for 13 years he taught at Boston College’s Graduate School of Education.

In the past, he has served as board chair for both the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) and the State Higher Education Executive Officers (SHEEO). He was a member of the Board of Directors of the National Association of System Heads (NASH).

He holds an EdD in Educational Administration from Boston College, an MEd in Student Affairs Administration from Springfield College, and a BA in Psychology from the University of Vermont. He was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Public Service by the South Dakota Board of Regents.

Sample Courses

  • EDUC 7021: Nature of Higher Education
  • EDUC 8090: Leadership Higher Education Capstone

Awards & Honors

  • 2015: South Dakota Board of Regents Doctor of Public Service
  • 2008: Hospital Association of RI Public Service Award

Presentations

  • 2016: Revising State Placement Policies to Include 11th Grade Assessment Results
    Annual Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium
    Authors: Jack Warner
  • 2016: Panelist, A Roadmap to College Readiness 
    SHEEO/NASH National Meeting
    Authors: Jack Warner
  • 2015: Aligning College and University Placement Policy with 11th Grade Assessments
    NASH Chief Academic Officers
    Authors: Jack Warner
  • 2015: Panelist, Use of Interactive Data Analytics for Higher Education System Planning and Decision-Making
    SHEEO Annual Conference
    Authors: Jack Warner