Jennifer McCaul - 2018

Dr. Jennifer L. McCaul

Dr. Jennifer L. McCaul is the executive director of the Center for Academic Success at the University of West Florida. She has administrative responsibility for First-Year Advising, Student Accessibility Resources, Testing Services and Tutoring and Learning Resources. She has more than 20 years of professional experience in a higher education setting, including 18 years in higher education administration. She has a Ph.D. in higher education leadership, a master’s in adult & higher education (M.Ed.), and a master’s in business administration (MBA).

Dr. McCaul has published and presented regionally and nationally in the areas of strategic planning, advising structure and assessment, faculty and professional advising partnerships, experiential and service learning, and leadership development and assessment. This includes a chapter in the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) monograph Academic Advising Administration: Essential Knowledge and Skills for the 21st Century.

In addition, Dr. McCaul serves in leadership roles within NACADA, the Emerald Coast Academic Advising Network (ECAAN) and the Florida Association of College Test Administrators (FACTA). She has also won awards at the university, state and national level for service to students, administration of an advising program, and leadership in her profession.