Roddrick D. Jones has over 20 years of experience in higher education. He has held various administrative and
faculty positions across institutional types, including a large urban community college, public and private four year
institutions, a for-profit institution, graduate/professional degree programs and currently a large research
institution. His background includes overseeing comprehensive integrated assessment plans and developing metrics
for multiple degree programs and administrative units. He has experience in program evaluation and monitoring
institution-wide performance, related to accreditation and strategic planning. He has presented various workshops
and posters during conference meetings in areas related to outcomes assessment, accreditation, program
evaluation, data integration and management, analytics and pedagogy. Dr. Jones also has experience in designing
and implementing evaluation plans for major National Institute of Health (NIH) and National Science Foundation
(NSF) education and scientific research grant programs. Dr. Jones earned his Bachelor of Science degree from
Florida A&M University, his M.S. degree from Troy University and his Ph.D. in Higher Education from Jackson
State University. His research interests include predicting learning outcomes of diverse student populations,
focusing on learner factors and pedagogy.