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Ed.D., Higher Education Administration, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - 1995; M.Ed., Athletic Administration, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - 1990; B.S., Physical Education Teaching (K-12), Illinois State University - 1988
Jennifer L. Bloom is a Clinical Professor and Director of the Master's degree program in the Higher Education & Student Affairs Program housed in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policies at the University of South Carolina. Prior to her appointment at the University of South Carolina in August, 2007, she served as the Associate Dean for Student Affairs & the Medical Scholars Program at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Urbana-Champaign. She earned her doctorate in Higher Education Administration from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1995. Dr. Bloom is the current elected President of the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) for the 2007-08 term. She serves on the Board of Directors of NACADA (2005-2008) and previously chaired the Advising Graduate & Professional Students Commission and the Member Career Services Committee. She received the NACADA Outstanding Advising Administrator Award in 2005 and University of Illinois Campus Academic Professional Excellence Award in 2007. Her research interests include appreciative advising, academic advising, career paths in higher education administration, leadership, and change management.
Dr. Bloom's research interests include appreciative advising, academic advising, retention, career paths in higher education administration, leadership, and change management.
President, National Academic Advising Association - 2007-2008; Chi Sigma Alpha - University of South Carolina, Invited Faculty Inductee - 2008; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Chancellor's Academic Professional Excellence Award - 2007; University of Illinois College of Medicine at Urbana-Champaign's Special Recognition Award - 2007; National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) Outstanding Advising Administrator Award - 2005.
EDHE 731 - Student Affairs Administration
EDHE 834 - Internship in College Teaching
EDHE 838 - Practicum II