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Jan W. Hillard

Jan Hillard currently serves as the Associate Provost for Regional Stewardship at Northern Kentucky University.

From 2003-2005, Jan served as the Assistant Vice-President for Economic Initiatives and Interim Chair for the Department of Political Science and Masters of Public Administration Program at NKU. Also from 2003-2005, Jan served as the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Business Outreach at the University of Cincinnati Clermont College. From 1980-2003, Jan served as a faculty member, department chair, and Associate Provost at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, one of Wisconsin’s 11 comprehensive universities and as a adjunct professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Hamline University.

Jan's academic fields of specialization include, regional economic and business development, public administration, and urban politics. Throughout his career, Jan has developed service learning courses, been engaged in applied research related to economic development, built several programs related to business and regional development, consulted with cities and counties on performance management and strategic visioning.