John Wesley Lowery, Ph.D. joined TNG as an affiliated consultant in August 2009. He is a full professor in the Student Affairs in Higher Education Department at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
He previously served on the faculty at Oklahoma State University, where he coordinated the college student affairs and higher education programs. His first faculty appointment was at the University of South Carolina, where he taught in and coordinated the Higher Education and Student Affairs (HESA) Program.
Dr. Lowery has a Master’s degree in student personnel services from the University of South Carolina and his undergraduate degree in religious studies is from the University of Virginia. He earned his doctorate at Bowling Green State University in Higher Education Administration.
John served as ASJA’s (now ASCA) CAS Director for five years. He served on the Board of Directors for both NASPA (2002-2004) and ASJA (1996-1999). He has previously chaired the ASJA’s Legislative Issues and Resolutions Committees, as well as co-chairing the Interassociation Task Force on the National Baseline Study on Campus Sexual Assault. John also previously served on the Core Council on Outreach and Advocacy for the American College Personnel Association (ACPA) and on the directorate body of ACPA’s Commission XV: Campus Judicial Affairs and Legal Issues. John also currently serves on the Board of Contributors for About Campus. John is the co-author of Navigating Past the “Spirit of Insubordination”: A Twenty-First Century Model Student Conduct Code. Before beginning his doctoral work in 1996, he was Director of Residence Life at Adrian College in Michigan and University Judicial Administrator at Washington University in St. Louis.
His areas of consultation center around legislative issues, CAS standards, student conduct best practices and as an expert witness. For more information about John, visit his website.