Provost

Jessica Donovan

Director, Next Lives Here

Jessica Donovan headshot

Jessica Donovan serves as the director for Next Lives Here and other Office of the Provost strategic initiatives. Prior to joining the Office of the Provost, Jessica worked as program director for UC LEAF directing a $3.9 million National Science Foundation grant focused on increasing participation of women and underrepresented faculty in STEM careers. Jessica joined the university in 2001. She has held a variety of positions including assistant director, Office of Admissions as well as assistant dean, director of undergraduate enrollment initiatives and director of marketing and communications for McMicken College of Arts and Sciences.