Ms. Kim Jackson

Division of Student Affairs

West Chester University

Dr. Matthew Bricketto
238 Sykes Student Union
West Chester, PA 19383

Ms. Kim Jackson, '91 M '93

Kim has worked for the past five years at Upper Merion School Distinct as the college counselor for over one thousand students. She guides them through the college application process which includes counseling the students through college preparatory classes. She coordinates both advance placement testing and the dual enrollment program. Kim is also the faculty sponsor for the Black Student Services.

Previously, Kim was assistant director for student support services at WCU where she worked directly with students with disabilities, training student tutors, coordinating student activities and providing reports to secure funding for the various programs.

As a student, Kim was extremely active in both Greek life and residential activities. She was president of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and a founding member of Chi Alpha Epsilon Honor Society. She was on both the Black Greek Council and the Black Student Union. She worked as a resident assistant at Ramsey Hall, an intern at PRIDE Center (Peer Responsibility in Drug Education) and as an ADP graduate assistant. She was honored as Who’s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities.

Before returning to work at WCU, Kim served in a number of positions at Mary Washington College in Virginia. Including, assistant dean for residence life, director of the James Farmer Scholars program, and assistant dean of academic services. She also worked as an academic advisor for the Embassy of the State of Kuwait in Washington, D.C.

Kim has three daughters, Jada (12), Alexis (6) and Savannah (1 ½). She met her husband, Arnie , at WCU. Kim is proud to say that her immediate and extended family includes many WCU graduates.