Jennifer Leptien

Interim Director for Learning Communities

Jen’s responsibilities include coordination of the CELT Teaching Partners Program, service-learning initiatives, and Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Institute. In addition to her role with CELT, Jen provides central support for the ISU Learning Communities program and implements university-wide professional development for Learning Communities faculty, staff, and undergraduate peer mentors.

Her research interests include faculty development, learning communities, student development in peer leadership, transition experiences of transfer students, and life course development.

Jen earned a Ph.D. in Human Development and Family Studies from Iowa State University.