Glen Jacobs

Glen Jacobs, DEd

Interim Provost
Vice Provost, Educational Services
Professor and Chair, Department of Educational Services

Dr. Glen Jacobs joined St. George’s University in 1997 for five years as Chairman of the Department of Educational Services (DES) and subsequently returned to SGU in 2010. Presently, he is the Vice Provost of Educational Services and Chairman of the DES, responsible for University-wide educational services such as academic student support and faculty development. As Professor, he teaches leadership and management and is responsible for the Master of Education program.

Professor Jacobs created and was the Executive Director of the international center for supplemental instruction at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC), expanding this academic student support program nationally and internationally. Professor Jacobs did doctoral research through a Fulbright Scholarship under the guidance of the founder of supplemental instruction in the United States. Throughout his 30-year career in education, he has been involved in many aspects of academic support services, learning, and leadership. Being an international educator, Professor Jacobs has presented at more than 140 conferences on topics such as distance learning, student retention, educational initiatives, learning, and success at institutions throughout Europe, Southern Africa, the United States, Canada, China, Japan, Mexico, Australia, and the Caribbean. Additionally, he has received numerous international awards and recognition in the area of leadership and student support.