Purdue Global Student Advisory Board

For more information about the Student Advisory Board, email governance@purdueglobal.edu.

The purpose of the Student Advisory Board is to provide a forum for student representatives to discuss academic related issues and to provide recommendations concerning such issues to the provost.

Benefits of Membership

  • Provides Purdue Global students a method for student body advocacy
  • Great resume item
  • Social interaction
  • Improve student experience
  • Educational development opportunity
  • Professional development opportunity
  • Positive student recognition
  • Increased student investment
  • Leadership opportunity

Governance Manual

The Academic Governance Manual is the guiding document for the academic governance of the University. The following content is reflected in the up-to-date manual.

Scope of Responsibility:

    • Review issues, policies, and/or procedures related to a quality student experience.
    • Provide recommendations regarding academic issues, policies, and procedures to the provost.

Membership:

    • Students currently serving on other Purdue Global governance committees.
    • Additional students are appointed by the dean of each school and/or college for a 1-year term; students are given the option to self-nominate for dean consideration.
    • Student president, vice president, and secretary are elected by the committee for 1-year terms.

Brittany Church Brittany Church, Student Advisory Board President

Brittany Church lives in Tennessee and is pursuing her Master of Science in Higher Education with a concentration in college administration and leadership. After graduation, her goal is to work in disability and accessibility resources and ultimately be on the Higher Education Commission.

Outside academia, Brittany and her fiancé have four cats and one dog. She enjoys reading, playing video games, and spending time with her family. She is also a first-generation college student and works as an enrollment coach for a university.

Jennifer Jeffries Jennifer Jeffries, Student Advisory Board Vice President

Jennifer Jeffries resides in North Central Indiana and is currently pursuing her Bachelor of Health Science in Health Information Management. In May of 2021, she completed the Medical Billing and Coding Certificate program at Purdue University Global and obtained her National Medical Coding and Billing Certification (MCBC) through the American Medical Certification Association (AMCA). Upon graduation, she plans to complete her master’s degree at Purdue Global.

Jennifer is a full-time single mother and enjoys taking her son for walks, teaching him, and exploring new places. She is pursuing her education not only for herself, but also to set an example for her son that with hard work and determination, anything is possible. Jennifer has expressed how honored she is to be a part of the Student Advisory Board and looks forward to helping implement positive changes for all Purdue Global students.

 Courtney Miller  Courtney Miller, Student Advisory Board Secretary

Courtney Miller resides in Northern Indiana and is pursuing her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. After graduation, she plans to continue her education with Purdue Global to earn her master’s degree. Her goal after graduation is to move to a district position with her current employer.

When not attending classes, Courtney enjoys spending time on her mini farm, where she has four goats, two miniature dachshunds, a Great Dane puppy, and a turkey. She also likes spending time with her family outdoors, fishing, camping, and ATV riding.

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