Dr. James B. Vernon

Dr. James B. Vernon


James Vernon

Adjunct Professor of Leadership and Management

Areas of Expertise:


Ed.D., Leadership, Spalding University
Doctoral Studies in Management, The University of Arkansas
M.B.A., Murray State University


Dr. Jim Vernon's leadership experience with Schools, Colleges, and Universities as a C-Level leader spans 40 years.  He is a consultant to higher education through his consulting firm, Collegiate Education Leadership, LLC.  Having significant budget accountability, as Vice President/Managing Director for a public company, he led a division of ten colleges.  He has also served as Senior Vice President with oversite for twenty college campuses.  He has significant experience serving as a campus President and Interim President.  Recently, he was approved as a member of The Registry for Interim Placements.   As an academic leader, he has been a Vice President for Academic Affairs for two universities and served as Dean of a B.S.B.A. program, along with significant experience working with regional, national, and programmatic accreditors.  He served as President of trade associations in two states.  In addition, Dr. Vernon is an M&A Intermediary and Advisor and a licensed real estate sales associate.