Dean of Students
Education: Bachelor of Arts, Political Science and History, Valparaiso University; Master of Arts in Education, McKendree University; Doctor of Jurisprudence, Mississippi College, School of Law
As Dean, Jantzen provides advocacy and assistance for students. He also oversees Student Conduct, Disability Services, Health Services and the Counseling Center.
Jantzen came to UIS with over a decade of professional experience working in Higher Education, this experience includes athletics, student conduct, residence life, Greek Affairs, adjunct teaching, including co-teaching a short-term study abroad course, and coordinating a retention program. Jantzen has presented at both regional and national conferences on Student Affairs and Higher Education topics.
In addition to Jantzen’s Higher Education experience, while in law school, Jantzen served as a law clerk for a local law firm and served as an Extern/Volunteer with the Mississippi Commission on Judicial Performance. From 2015-2016, Jantzen served as Lieutenant Governor for Professional Development and Membership for the Student Division of the 10th Circuit of the American Bar Association.
Location: Founders Residence Hall (FRH) 178