Vice President, Programs and Services
Jere J. Mock is vice president of programs and services, overseeing WICHE’s regional student access programs: the Professional Student Exchange Program (PSEP), Western Regional Graduate Program (WRGP), Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE), and Online Course Exchange (OCE). Together, these expand affordable access to higher education at some 200 institutions for more than 42,000 students and help develop the West’s workforce. She also directs externally funded regional initiatives that foster college and university collaborations to enhance students’ educational opportunities, increase institutional effectiveness, and enable institutions to reduce their administrative costs and offer expanded services to students. Prior to joining WICHE in 1988, she was executive director of a regional telecommunications company’s corporate philanthropy through the seven-state Mountain Bell Foundation in Denver, and worked in public relations and government affairs at Mountain Bell. She received her bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Colorado Boulder, a master’s of public administration from the University of Colorado Denver, and a master’s of business administration from Regis University. She has served on the boards of several nonprofit organizations.