Glen Jacobs, DEd
Dr. Glen Jacobs joined St. George’s University in 1997, serving five years as Chair of the Department of Educational Services (DES) and subsequently returning to SGU in 2010. In his role as Provost, he is responsible for operational and academic initiatives throughout the four schools that constitute St. George’s University.
Throughout his 30-year career in education, Dr. Jacobs has been involved in many aspects of academic support services, learning, and leadership. An international educator, Dr. Jacobs has presented at more than 140 conferences around the world on topics such as distance learning, student retention, educational initiatives, adult learning, and success. He created and was the founding Executive Director of the International Center for Supplemental Instruction at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC), expanding the academic student support program throughout the US and internationally.
As a Fulbright Scholar, Dr. Jacobs worked on his doctoral research under the guidance of Dr. Deanna Martin, the founder of Supplemental Instruction in the United States. Additionally, he has received numerous international awards and recognition in the area of leadership and student support. He most recently held the post of Vice Provost of Educational Services and Chair of the Department of Educational Services where he was responsible for University-wide educational services, including academic student support and faculty development.