Jenny Parks

Vice President
Policy & Research

Jenny Parks is vice president of Policy and Research at the Midwestern Higher Education Compact (MHEC). She leads the exploration, development, and implementation of projects that help Midwestern postsecondary institutions improve the way they serve students. Jenny has worked at all levels and in multiple sectors of education, including state and federal compliance, institutional research, accreditation, and policy advocacy. She earned her master’s degree in educational policy and research from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and her doctorate in higher education administration from Northeastern University in Boston.