SOE Faculty Member, Jennifer Baumgartner, PhD, Serves in Two Key Leadership Roles for LSU Academic Affairs

December 9, 2022

BATON ROUGE, LA - LSU School of Education faculty member, Jennifer Baumgartner, PhD, is currently serving in two key leadership roles for LSU Academic Affairs. Baumgartner currently serves as the chair of LSU’s Learning and Teaching Collaborative and as the Faculty Chair of Communication across the Curriculum.Jennifer Baumgartner, PhD
Dr. Baumgartner explains, "Our research and scholarship get new life when we share it with students through our teaching. Taking the skills as scientists, artists, communicators and innovators to reimagine and innovate in our classrooms can positively impact the future of our disciplines and communities."
Learning and Teaching Collaborative 
Jennifer Baumgartner serves as the current chair of LSU’s Learning and Teaching Collaborative which exists to promote student success through the development of the teaching faculty at LSU. The faculty began the academic year with “Refresh” and learned from SOE’s Dr. Keena Arbuthnot, who currently serves as Special Advisor to the President. This fall, faculty are engaging in learning communities and discussing ideas about teaching and learning. Mark your calendars to hear Jose Bowen at the January 13, 2023 Faculty Colloquium. You can learn more about LTC at
Communication across the Curriculum 
LSU’s Communication across the Curriculum program works to increase multimodal skills in writing, speaking, visual and technological communication. Through faculty development, communication skills training in the disciplines is embedded in coursework. School of Education Associate Professor Jennifer Baumgartner currently serves as Faculty Chair of CxC. You can learn more about CxC at

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