Jessica Long-Pease serves as the Director for the Office of Student Life whose mission it is to engage students in programs which compliment the academic experience and create a vibrant campus community at UMSL. In this role, Jessica and her team provide programs and leadership opportunities for students in key areas including diversity initiatives, community service, student organization management and support, campus-wide programming implementation, leadership development, and student governance. In addition to providing leadership for the office, Jessica also advises the Student Government Association. She earned her B.A. from the University of Missouri and her M.Ed. in Adult & Higher Education from the University of Missouri – St. Louis.