Audrey J. Jaeger
North Carolina State University
Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor
Executive Director, Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research
Dr. Audrey J. Jaeger is Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor and executive director of the Belk Center for Community College Leadership, North Carolina State University. Prior to NC State, Dr. Jaeger served in various student and academic affairs administrative positions, as well as an adjunct faculty member at Baruch College. She received her Ph.D. from New York University. Her research examines relationships and experiences among faculty and students that illuminate issues of transition, access, climate, agency, and community engagement.
Dr. Jaeger is an associate editor for Research in Higher Education and sits on the editorial boards of the Journal of Higher Education and the Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement. She has received numerous teaching and mentoring awards, including the 2016 Association for the Study of Higher Education Mentoring Award and the 2015 Council of Southern Graduate Schools Outstanding Mentor Award. Her scholarship and academic contributions have also been recognized by the 2013 Women in Higher Education Achievement Award, the 2015 National Association of Student Personnel Administrators Robert H. Shaffer Award for Academic Excellence as a Graduate Faculty Member, induction into the Academy of Community Engagement Scholarship (2017), and the 2018 Champion of Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education award from the North Carolina Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education Center.
Areas of Expertise
- College student success
- Faculty workload and rewards
- Executive leadership
- Contingent faculty
- Graduate students