Dr. Jen



Dr. Jen Bacon is a former faculty member in English with a specialization in Rhetoric and Communication. With an interdisciplinary PhD from Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute, she has worked to build connections between the departments and programs in the College of Arts and Humanities during her five years as dean. One of her passions is experiential learning, and the college’s Change Agent Fund was created to help support that passion, funding opportunities for internships, study abroad, and faculty-student research. The college’s Campaign for Social Justice is another initiative that she developed in order to better understand barriers to academic success for students and faculty alike, and the fully-funded Equity Communications Internship is a legacy that links the fund to the college initiative. Dr. Bacon currently serves as the co-chair of the university’s Student Success and Retention Council and the university’s Budget Review Committee.
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