Roddrick D. Jones has more than two decades of experience in higher education. He has held various administrative and faculty positions across institutional types; including a large urban community college, public and private four year institutions, a for-profit institution, graduate and professional degree programs, and currently a large research institution. His background includes planning, organizing and directing assessment and accreditation across multiple degree programs, for the purposes of program development and evaluation, accreditation, and institutional effectiveness. Dr. Jones has experience in monitoring institution-wide performance, related to accreditation and strategic planning. He has conducted numerous workshops and presentations during conference meetings in areas related to outcomes assessment, accreditation, program evaluation, data management, analytics and pedagogy. He also has experience in designing and implementing evaluation plans for major National Institute of Health (NIH) and National Science Foundation (NSF) education and scientific research grant programs. Dr. Jones earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Florida A&M University, his M.S. degree from Troy University and his Ph.D. in Higher Education from Jackson State University. His research interests include predicting learning outcomes of diverse student populations, focusing on learner factors and pedagogy.