Jennefer Collins is Vice President of Academic and Administrative Services at the Salk Institute. She is responsible for the education outreach programs, human resources, academic program management including immigration and postdoctoral services, and graduate education affiliate programs, business information systems, and the Salk library.
Prior to joining the Salk Institute in 2008, she served in higher education and health care administration, most recently as Assistant Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). Additional positions held include Executive Officer, Biological Sciences at UCSD, and Director of Financial Affairs at the University of Southern California (USC), School of Dentistry. Ms. Collins has received many awards and honors, including awards honoring excellence in Academic Program Management at UCSD, and the Associated Student Body Award for Outstanding Service at USC. She has a bachelor's degree from the University of Southern California.