Dr. Jonathan Paver joins Waubonsee Community College as the new Assistant Vice President of Transfer and Developmental Education. Dr. Paver earned a Doctorate of Education degree in Instructional Technology from the College of Education at Northern Illinois University in 2012. He also holds a Master of Arts degree in Religion and History from Trinity International University, earned graduate credits in History from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communications – Radio & Television Broadcasting from Western Illinois University.
Dr. Paver most recently held the position of Dean of Academic Support & Learning Technologies (ASLT) at Skyline College in San Bruno, California, providing leadership for a division that included the Library, Learning Center and the Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning (CTTL). In addition, Dr. Paver has served as the Dean of Instruction at Linn-Benton Community College in Albany, Oregon where he provided strategic organizational leadership for instruction and assessment at the college, along with oversight for catalog development and course scheduling. He has also served as Dean of Arts and Sciences at Triton College in River Grove, Illinois providing leadership for a division that offered 40 degree programs, 10 certificate programs and coursework for the majority of their 15,000 students and supervision for eight department chairpersons, two non-academic department directors, 65 full-time faculty, over 300 adjunct faculty, and two dozen staff members.
Before moving into academic affairs leadership positions, the majority of Dr. Paver’s experience in higher education had been in the fields of technology integration, distance education, and professional development, where he held both administrative and staff positions at Triton College, the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire, and Montana State University.