Phone: (269) 471-3042
Fax: (269) 471-6246
Office of Research and Creative Scholarship
Administration Building 322, 4150 Administration Dr,
Andrews University
Berrien Springs, MI

Jerome Thayer, PhD.

Title: Chair, IRB
Statistician, Office of Institutional Effectiveness

Office Location: Bell Hall 212


Ph.D., Educational Measurement and Research, University of Northern Colorado, 1968

M.A., Educational Psychology and Measurement, University of Nebraska, 1964

B.S., Secondary Education, Union College, 1961


Starting his career as a boy’s dean at Campion Academy in Colorado, Jerry has worked at several Universities and schools across the nation. These include Union College, Northeast Missouri State University, Atlantic Union College, and currently Andrews University. Jerry was the first director of Assessment at AU. His wife followed him a few years later as the 2nd director of assessment. Jerry’s primary responsibility at AU has been the Professor of Research and Statistical Methodology. Jerry and his wife Jane, have been at Andrews since 1979.


Current Research or Professional Activities:

Administration: Andrews University Director of the Center for Statistical Service Service: Andrews University Committee Assessment Committee

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