Jennifer Tilbury appointed as UAF Associate Vice Provost of Student Success

Jennifer Tilbury
Jennifer Tilbury, the newly appointed Assistant Vice Provost of Student Success

Jennifer Tilbury has been appointed as UAF Associate Vice Provost for Student Success, effective July 1, 2022. Tilbury’s experience at the University of Alaska Fairbanks spans over two decades. Prior to this appointment, she served as the UAF Community and Technical College Director for Student Success and Instructional Support. In her new role, Tilbury will work to develop and direct short and long range initiatives related to student success and retention, as well as lead efforts to launch the UAF Student Success Center that will be located in a renovated space on the sixth floor of the Rasmuson Library.

Tilbury will directly report to Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor, Anupma Prakash, who said, “Jen will work closely with Vice Provost Fitts to modernize advising and academic support, boost student retention and persistence, and enhance students’ access to resources on our campuses and online, and I am excited to support their transformative plans.”

Tilbury’s primary role will be directing programming at the Success Center, including integrated services and support for students: first-year advising, Study Away, career services, tutoring, academic coaching and more. Look for more updates about the new Student Success Center from Tilbury in future Cornerstone announcements.