Council of Administrative Personnel

Past President: Jennifer Grimm

Headshot of Jennifer Grimm

Jennifer has been working at Western Illinois University since 2004 as the Academic Advisor for the Communication Department.  As an academic advisor Jennifer assists undergraduate students in Communication to earn a Bachelors degree from WIU.  This is her second year on the COAP executive board and she also serves on the Council of Academic Advisors, and as a Judicial Board member.   

Before coming to Western in 2004 Jennifer was the Director of Orientation and Transition Programs in the First Year Experience Office at Minnesota State University from 2002 to 2004.  She also served as a Residence Life Coordinator, Housing and Dining Services at Kansas State University from 1999 to 2002.  Before beginning work on her master's degree, Jennifer worked at Bridgeway, Inc as a Child Advocate and Visitation Specialist from 1994 to 1997.
Jennifer earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Southern Illinois University - Carbondale and a M.S. in College Student Personnel from Western Illinois University.