Jill Landesberg-Boyle, Ed.D.
720 Washington St., Key West, FL 33040
A higher education leader with strong background in enrollment management, student retention, and strategic change. Excellent skills in assessment, regulatory compliance, policy, fiscal management, and institutional advancement.
1994 Ed.D., Organizational Development and Applied Group Studies
Department of Student Personnel, School of Education
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
1988 M.Ed., Organizational Development and Applied Group Studies
Department of Student Personnel, School of Education
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
1987 B.S., Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
Florida Keys Community College, Key West, Fl 33040 April 2007-present
Chief Executive Officer for a comprehensive community college offering associate degrees, remedial education, workforce certificates, and life-long learning programs
- Reversed a ten year history of declining FTE – Increased FTE enrollment over 10% in first year, and 16% in the second year, more than twice the average enrollment growth for the State College System
- Secured $5 million state appropriation to construct a LEED-certified Marine Technology facility
- Increased faculty salaries an average 17% in first year, repositioning the institution from among the lowest salaries in the system to the state average in one year, during severe state budget declines
- Secured nearly $2 million in private gifts, including a $1million gift, the largest gift in the foundation’s history
- Established first federal legislative agenda resulting in Congressional approval of a $3 million appropriation and worked closely with federal and state leaders for legislative advocacy and support
- Began the first Student Government Association and expanded student leadership opportunities
- Re-engineered course schedule systems, resulting in average student credit load increase, from 8 to 10 credits
- Led the creation of over a dozen new curricular offerings
Vice President for Student Affairs
Pennsylvania College of Technology, Williamsport, PA 17701 May 2003- March 2007
Chief Student Affairs Officer for an applied technology college offering two and four year degrees to 6,500 students, 1,500 residential. Oversight for $10,000,000+ budget and departments including TRIO, ACT 101, tutoring; athletics/intramurals; career services; counseling; disability services; financial aid; student activities; health services, residence life, and a 25-officer police department.
- Developed a retention program for at-risk freshmen that was featured in National On-Campus Report; created a collaborative alcohol intervention program featured in the Pennsylvania student affairs newsletter, joining together counselors, police, judicial officers, residence coordinators, and health staff
- Increased student financial aid 10%, oversaw capital improvements, established community relationships, hosted monthly student lunches
- Created a comprehensive outcomes assessment plan for measuring outcomes and informing change projects
Dean of Student Affairs
Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA 70402 June 1997 – Jan. 2003
Led student services division at a public, regional university of 15,000+ undergraduate and graduate students. Oversaw: adult, commuter and veteran services, career services, counseling center, disability services, judicial, recreational sports, student activities, multicultural & international student affairs, Greek life, student development, and publications
- Initiated strategic plan incorporating a comprehensive assessment program
- Led capital improvements including an $8 million Greek Village and $11 million dollar recreation complex
- Chaired university student technology fee committee overseeing $7 million for equipment and infrastructure
- Led division efforts to secure internal and external grants of over $400,000
- Initiated joint academic and student affairs training on learning communities for improved student retention
Dean of Students
- Formerly Director of Campus Activities & Residential Life – Promoted in 1996
University of Judaism, Bel Air, CA 90077 June 1995 – May 1997
Served as the senior student affairs officer at a private residential university, awarding undergraduate and masters degrees. Oversaw residence life, campus security, counseling, career services, and student activities. Functional responsibility for judicial, disability services, orientation, policy development, and the undergraduate mentor program.
- Recognized by accreditation committee (WASC) for projects that significantly improved student life
- Established in-house security program for improved safety and student confidence; provided a 40% savings
- Developed policies and training on federal compliance (i.e. Title IX, FERPA, Sec. 504/ADA, Clery Act)
-Formerly Assistant Residence Director – Promoted in 1989
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003 Jan. 1987 – May 1991
Oversight for residential communities ranging from approximately 300-675 students at a large, land-grant, research institution enrolling approximately 30,000 students, with six residential areas, housing over 10,000 students.
- Planned, implemented, and assessed student development programs and activities
- Conducted judicial processes and mediation, incorporating educational interventions
- Developed and served as founding advisor to the University Honors Residential Program
ADJUNCT FACULTY EXPERIENCE
University of Judaism – 1996-1997
- Organizational Behavior and Leadership, Master of Business Administration (MBA), fall 1995; fall 1996
- College Urban Fellows (Service Learning Colloquium), College of Arts and Sciences, fall 1996
- Freshman Seminar, College of Arts and Sciences, fall 1996
- Leadership Development (Year long Honors Class), College of Arts and Sciences, 1995-1996; 1996-1997
University of Massachusetts – 1987-1991
- Social Justice and Diversity, including special seminars on race relations and anti-Semitism, School of Education, Graduate and Undergraduate Levels, 1987-1991
- Student Development in Residential Settings, College of Arts and Sciences, fall 1990
- Student Diversity in Residential Settings, College of Arts and Sciences, fall 1990
- Multicultural Education – Honors Colloquium, College of Arts and Sciences, fall 1988
PUBLICATIONS AND PAPERS
Landesberg-Boyle, J. (November 2005). Sanctioning first-time alcohol offenders to counseling. Pennsylvania College Personnel Association Newsletter.
Landesberg-Boyle, J. (September 15, 2005. ‘Clean Slate’ helps students bounce back from probation. National On-Campus Report. Vol. 33, Number 18.
Landesberg-Boyle, J. (December, 2002). The Code of Federal Regulations: An untapped source. NASPA Region III Review.
Landesberg, J., Williams, J., & Ertel, A. (October, 2001). Accreditation and the Counseling Center. NASPA Region III Review.
Landesberg, J. (1999). The Louisiana Institute for Action on Addiction. A grant proposal presented to the Governor, the University of Louisiana System, and the Board of Regents.
Landesberg, J. & O’Hara, B. (1998). Marketing Student Affairs: MBA collaboration. Recognized nationally as “A Noteworthy Program” by NASPA.
Landesberg, J. (1996). Prejudice Awareness Summit: An educational outreach between university students and the public school system. A grant proposal funded by Jewish Women International.
Landesberg, J. (1994). Work group members’ perceptions of the effects of their cultural differences on their ability to function effectively as a task-oriented team. (Doctoral dissertation, University of Massachusetts-Amherst).
Landesberg-Boyle, J., (2008, June). Finding the Right Fit. Navigating the Future: Chancellor’s Leadership Seminar. St. Petersburg, FL.
Landesberg-Boyle, J., Bell, H., Ledbetter, B., (2008, February). Managing the Ubiquitous 5% – Dealing with Disruptive Individuals.. National Conference of Higher Education Law, Clearwater, FL. Invited Paper.
Landesberg-Boyle, J. (2002, October). Using the Code of Federal Regulations: A Primer for Policy Development. LACUSPA Annual State Conference, New Orleans, LA.
Landesberg, J., McKiernan, H., Lake, P. (2002, March). A Call for a New Dialogue for Greek Life. National Annual Inter-fraternity Luncheon, NASPA, Boston, MA. Keynote.
Landesberg, J. (1999). Classroom Behavior and Student Discipline: Partnership across the Academy. The Louisiana Association of Developmental Education (LADE). Hammond, LA. Invited Paper .
Landesberg, J. (1996). Defining Leadership. University of California at Los Angeles Hillel Assoc., Los Angeles, CA.
Mallery, T, Landesberg-Boyle, J., & Paternostro, M. (2006, June). Residential Inputs – Academic Outputs, ACUHO-I International Conference, Atlanta, GA.
Landesberg-Boyle, J., Hunter, B., Gehring D., (2003, March). Legislation and Regulation: Making the Connection, NASPA National Conference, St.Louis, MO.
Landesberg-Boyle, J. (2002, October). Using the Code of Federal Regulations: A Primer for Policy Development. LACUSPA Annual State Conference. Invited Presentation.
Landesberg, J., McKiernan, H., Lake, P. (2002, March). A Call for a New Dialogue for Greek Life. National Annual Inter-fraternity Luncheon, NASPA, Boston, MA. Invited Keynote.
Landesberg, J. and Tallo, J. (2000, October). Disclosures: Not just about Crime Statistics. A presentation at LACUSPA, LACUSPA Annual State Conference, Baton Rouge, LA.
Landesberg, J. and Eaton, S. (2000, October). IACS Accreditation. LACUSPA Annual State Conference, Baton Rouge, LA.
Landesberg, J. (1987). Anti-Semitism on Campus, Boston Area Collegiate Housing Association (BACHUS), Greater Boston Area, MA 1987.
HONORS AND SERVICE TO THE PROFESSION
- NASPA State Director and Regional Advisory Board member, 1998 – 2003. Represented constituents in policy discussions regarding national initiatives and developed training opportunities for state professionals
- Invited Participant, Summit on Fraternity and Sorority Life – The Future of Greek Life, Greek Network, NASPA, 2002, Salt Lake City, Utah
- Nominated for Outstanding Performance as a Dean – NASPA, 2000
- NASPA Program Reviewer for annual national conference, National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) 2000 -2006
- Grant Review Committee, NASPA Region III, 2000
- ACPA Program Reviewer for annual national conference, American College Personnel Association, 1999
- Local Arrangements Committee, National NASPA Conference – NASPA. New Orleans, 1999
- Directorate Body, ACPA Commission on Administrative Leadership, 1998
- Most School-Spirited Faculty Member – Student Vote, University of Judaism, 1998
- Top Presentation - Honorable Mention – Boston Area Collegiate Housing Association (BACHUS), 1987
COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT & BOARD MEMBERSHIPS
U.S. Solar Educational Institute, Board Member, Chair for Administration
Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Society and Museum, Board of Directors, 2009
Leadership Monroe County, Class XVII, 2008-2009
United States Navy Distinguished Visitors Program, January 19-20, 2009
- Overnight operations observer onboard the U.S.S. Eisenhower while on open-ocean operations, one week before deployment to the Persian Gulf
YWCA of North Central Pennsylvania, a non-profit agency providing social services for women and children
- Blanche Smink North Central Pennsylvania Volunteer of the Year, 2006
- Executive Board, 2005 – 2007; Board of Directors, 2003 – 2007
- Founding chair of the annual Mother’s Day Tea Fundraising Committee
CASA, Court Appointed Special Advocates, a non-profit agency providing advocacy services for children
- Advisory Committee, Chair (2005-2007), 2004 – 2007
STUDENT GROUP ADVISING
Hillel Association, Residential House Council, Spanish Culture Residence Floor, Student Government Association, Graduate Student Council, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority
Lived abroad in the Marshall Islands for five years (now Republic of the Marshall Islands). Extensive international travel including visits to Bulgaria, Canada, France, Greece, Italy, Malta, Mexico, Spain, South Pacific, and the Caribbean.
Pennsylvania College of technology
President’s Council Student Affairs Governance Committee
Student Speaker Selection Board Quality through Assessment, Strategic Planning
Southeastern Louisiana University
Academic Affairs Council Admissions Exceptions Committee
Black History Month Committee Computer Policy Task Force
Deans Council DSA Business Process Redesign, Chair
Student Technology Fee Committee University Strategic Planning Council
University of Judaism
Academic Steering Committee Accreditation Committee
Board of Directors Student Affairs Committee Presidents Advisory Committee
Accreditation Committee (WASC) Strategic Planning Council
SELECTED PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
- SACS Regional Accreditation Conference, 2007, 2008
- National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA), 1997, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2005
- Interdisciplinary Initiatives in Student Suicide, 2002
- CSAO Summer Symposium – NASPA Region III, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001
- Law and Higher Education – Stetson College of Law, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2002. 2004, 2008
- Legal Issues for Higher Education – University of Vermont, 1998
- Regional Conference – Southern Association of College Student Administrators (SACSA), 2001, 2002
- Sexual Harassment Claims: What the Law Demands – Teleconference, 2001
- Sexual Misconduct Judicial Training – National Center for Higher Education Risk Mgmt (NCHERM), 2000
- Student Suicide & High Risk Behavior – Assoc. for Interdisciplinary Initiatives in Higher Education, 2002
- Student Crisis and the Media – Louisiana State University, 1998