Jean Husted, M.A., MBA
As Vice President and Chief of Staff to President Steven Kaplan, Jean manages key relationships with internal and external constituencies, collaborates with and provides day-to-day assistance to the senior leadership team, oversees important initiatives on behalf of the President, is responsible for the operations of the Office of the President, and staffs the University Board of Governors.
Before joining the University, Husted served as Vice President for Human Resources at Quinnipiac University, leading all aspects of the human resources agenda. Prior to serving as chief human resources officer, she was the longtime Vice President/Executive Associate to former Quinnipiac President John Lahey, serving as his close advisor and deputy assistant. Prior to joining Quinnipiac, Jean worked at Iona College in New Rochelle, N.Y., where she held positions including Director of Institutional Research, Executive Assistant to the Provost, and adjunct instructor of economics.
She earned a bachelor’s degree in business and economics from Cornell College in Iowa, a master’s degree in economics from Northern Illinois University, and an MBA from Quinnipiac University.