- B.S. in sociology from the State University of New York in Buffalo
- M.A. in higher education administration from Appalachian State University
- Ph.D. in higher education leadership from Capella University
Jenna Lenhardt has an extensive background working with international, first-generation, veterans and students with disabilities in a community college and private university setting. She teaches online organizational behavior and leadership courses at the undergraduate and executive education levels.
Her higher education research focus is student retention, teaching effectiveness and organizational effectiveness.