Dr. Jennifer L. Granger Sullivan, Ed.D.
Associate Director of Experiential Learning
Alumnae Library, 2nd level


B.A.University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
M.Ed.University of Vermont
Ed.D.Northeastern University


Jennifer L. Granger Sullivan, Ed.D. is the Associate Director of Experiential Learning at Elms College, where she has been working to coordinate, expand and enhance opportunities for community engagement since Fall 2021. Jennifer is also a Visiting Assistant Professor at Salem State University, teaching in their Higher Education in Student Affairs graduate program. Previously, as Director of Student Activities and Orientation at Lasell University, she taught a First Year Seminar course on leadership, and grew the Office of Student Activities and Orientation that focused on student leadership development, new student, transfer, and family orientation programming, student clubs and organization, and campus activities and traditions. Jennifer also served as the Assistant Director of Student Activities at Lasell University. She was awarded the Lasell University Thomas E.J. de Witt Award for Excellence in Educational Leadership in 2012. Jennifer has a doctorate in higher education administration from Northeastern University, a Master in Education with a focus on higher education and student affairs administration, and a B.A. in History from UMass Dartmouth. She spent over a decade serving on the UMass Dartmouth Alumni Board of Directors, including serving as President and Vice President. In 2019, Jennifer was awarded the UMass Dartmouth Outstanding Alumni Service Award. Additionally, Jennifer was a leader within the Association for Orientation, Transition, and Retention – NODA for over a decade, being a regional conference host, annual conference committee member, regional conference committee member, national Small College Network chair. She was awarded the Regional Outstanding Professional Presentation, Regional Outstanding Professional, and the Regional New Professional.