Tenure at King's: Jun. 2009 to Present
M.Ed. in Student Development
B.S. Sociology and Family Studies
As the Director of Student Success at The King’s College, Jennifer Tharp leads retention and persistence strategies to support student learning and success. She is responsible for the development and implementation of academic support programming, student persistence, and retention.
After first joining The King’s College in 2009, Jennifer became the Director of Student Services in 2010 and then developed the Office of Student Success at King’s in 2014.
Jennifer is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Higher Education with a concentration in Student Success at Azusa Pacific University’s School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences. Her research focuses on college student thriving and the psychosocial factors that support student thriving and success in college.