Jen Thompson

Chief of Staff and General Secretary, Office of the President

The chief of staff to the President and general secretary provides specialized services and support to the President and Board of Trustees. The chief of staff acts as a liaison among the President, Board of Trustees, executive staff, the President's Cabinet, academic units, and other similar groups. This position performs special assignments and conducts special administrative tasks and research studies for the President on a wide range of subjects related to the overall management and operation of the University. This position is responsible for the direction and executive oversight of the executive secretary and administrative assistant, daily office operations, office budgets, and all of the activities and services provided by the Office of the President.