Jake Julia

Jake (Jake) Julia

Instructor, Higher Education Administration and Policy
Vice Provost for Administration and Chief of Staff , Northwestern University

Rebecca Crown Center
Room 2nd floor
633 Clark Street
Evanston, IL 60208-1100
Phone: (847) 491-2912


Jake Julia's association with Northwestern University began in 1996, when he became the Director of Planning and Special Projects, a post he held until he became the Assistant Vice President for Change Management in 2000 and then Associate Vice President in 2004. He has been a Visiting Lecturer with the MSEd program at Northwestern since 2002.



Year Degree Institution
1996 PhD, Higher Education Administration University of Michigan
1993 MA, Higher Education Administration University of Michigan
1981 BA, History Plymouth State University

Selected Publications

Cordero, D., Julia, J.B., & Sepasi, S. (2006). An Approach to Effectively Managing Change in Colleges and Universities. NACUBO/SCUP/APPA Conference, Honolulu, Hawai’i.

Julia, J.B. (2004). [Review of Honoring the trust: Quality and cost containment in higher. The Journal of Higher Education: 75, 596-598.

Cordero, D., & Julia, J.B. (2002). A Framework for Managing Change in Colleges and Universities. Society for College and University Planning 37 th Annual Conference, San Diego, CA.

Julia, J.B. (2002). Financing Higher Education in Kinser, K. & Forest, J. (Eds.), Higher Education in the United States: An Encyclopedia (pp. (pp. tbd)). Washington, D.C.: ABC-CLIO Press.

Julia, J.B., & Spencer, M.G. (2000). Beyond the Basics of Program Review. Society for College and University Planning 35 th Annual Conference, Denver, CO.

Julia, J.B. (1998). Crossing Internal Boundaries: Multi-level Planning for Institutional Transformation. Society for College and University Planning North Central Regional Conference, St. Louis, MO.

Julia, J.B., & Tobin, M. (1997). A Grassroots Model for Planning Change: A Staff Senate's Shaping of the Institution's Change Agenda. Society for College and University Planning 32nd annual Conference, Chicago, Illinois.

Julia, J.B., & Tobin, M. (1996). A Staff Senate's Proactive Use of Data to Achieve Institutional Change. Michigan Association for Institutional Research Tenth Annual Conference, Cadillac, Michigan.

Sossen, P., Julia, J.B., & Holmes, R.B. (1996). A Comprehensive Assessment of the Human Resource Development Program at a Major Research University. Association for Institutional Research 36th Annual Forum, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Julia, J.B. (1995). Factors that Influence the Adoption of Institution-wide Planning Processes in Colleges and Universities. Society for College and University Planning 30th Annual Conference, San Antonio, Texas.

Peterson, M.W., Cameron, K., Spencer, M.G., Julia, J.B., & Winn, B. (1994). The Culture and Climate for Quality: Perceptions of the Work Environment of the University of Michigan's Non-Instructional Staff, Technical Report. Ann Arbor, MI: Work Environment Research Group, University of Michigan.

Peterson, M.W., & Julia, J.B. (1994). Contextual Planning: Transforming Institutions for a Post-Secondary Knowledge Industry. Society for College and University Planning 29th Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA.

Spencer, M.B., Julia, J.B., & Sossen, P.L. (1994). Assessing the Culture for Quality Improvement: Understanding Staff Perceptions of Their Work Environment. American Association for Higher Education Conference of Assessment and Quality, Washington, D.C..

Winn, B., & Julia, J.B. (1994). Perceptions of Institutional Quality: A Model for Assessing Quality Processes, Practices, and Cultures. Association for Institutional Research 34th Annual Forum, New Orleans, LA.



MS_HE 466

Budgeting and Finance in Higher Education The budget process in colleges and universities is addressed comprehensively, along with the impact of budget activities on all areas of institutional planning and operations. Students enhance their ability to write and speak effectively about budget- and finance-related issues.

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