Jason Pontius joined the Board of Regents staff in October 2012. He has previously worked at Iowa State University, the Iowa Department of Education, the University of Maryland at College Park, and Wesleyan College. He has experience in assessment and evaluation work, institutional research, data management, and college administration in both academic and student affairs. Jason holds a Ph.D. in Higher Education Policy from Iowa State University, an M.S. in Higher Education Administration from Indiana University, and a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Virginia.