Jay Perry, Ph.D. has worked in the Office of the Executive Director for the South Dakota Board of Regents since 2014. His responsibilities include coordinating the development of new academic programs, developing and administering academic policies, and leading a variety of special initiatives on behalf of South Dakota’s public universities and the Regents.

Prior to working for the Board of Regents, Jay taught U.S. and world history and spent over a decade working as a management consultant for public sector clients.

Jay earned a B.S. from the University of Evansville, an M.A. from Indiana University (Indianapolis), and a Ph.D. from Bowling Green State University.