Director, Student Success & Assessment
Office of Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies
MS, Student Affairs in Higher Education, Colorado State University
BS, Finance, Florida State University
Jimmy Ellis (he/him/his) is the Director of Student Success and Assessment for the Office of Undergraduate Education. He joined AU in 2011 and leads programmatic, administrative, and curricular assessment for the department, including the living-learning communities, AUx, and academic student services. Additionally, he develops and monitors departmental activities designed to increase rates of student retention and graduation. Jimmy is also pursuing doctoral studies in AU's Department of Public Administration and Policy. Prior to his current role, Jimmy worked at public and private institutions as a recruiter, retention coordinator, and academic advisor. He has an undergraduate degree in Finance from Florida State University and a graduate degree in higher education administration from Colorado State University.