Our Team

Jennifer Ross, Ed.D.

Director of Diversity and Strategic Initiatives

Dr. Ross holds her Bachelor of Arts from Walsh University, Master of Education and Doctor of Education from Ashland University. She has served as Chief Education Consultant, Adjunct Professor, and Master Teacher among other roles over the past 20 years. She also brings experience as a Post Doc Senior Research Fellow on Critical Race Theory and Intersectionality at the African American Policy Forum and the Center for Intersectionality and Policy Studies. 

In her role, Jennifer will be able to leverage her 20+ years’ experience in education, diversity & inclusion to enable the AUL to have the focus and attention needed on DEI & strategic engagement in our Akron/Summit County Community.