Jannette Flores, Ed.D.

Dr Jannette Flores Ed.D

Dean of LITE Center


Ed.D. Higher Education, University of Southern California, 2013
M.B.A., Keller Graduate School of Management, 2009
B.S., Behavioral Science, University of La Verne, 2006
A.A., Liberal Arts and Sciences, Chaffey College, 2004



Dr. Flores is an accomplished and dynamic higher education leader with an impressive range of experience across multiple areas of expertise. She has established herself as a leading figure in the field of higher education.

Dr. Flores has a wealth of experience in both non-profit and proprietary higher education. She is currently the Dean for the Learning, Innovation, and Teaching Excellence Center, and has experience as a dean over a college of business and over curriculum, assessment, and portfolio management. She has a proven track record of success in these roles, with an ability to inspire and motivate teams and drive transformative change across institutions.

In addition to her administrative experience, Dr. Flores has a rich academic background, having served as an inaugural Faculty Senate President, a Fulbright Scholar, and an accreditation evaluator for numerous site visits. Her passion for unique student populations has taken her across the country and internationally to conduct seminars on topics ranging from diversity and inclusion to innovative andragogies.

Dr. Flores was a respected member of the Board of Directors for Liberal Arts and America’s Promise (LEAP) Texas, as well as the NAFSA Association of International Educators Region III. She is the founder of the WIJAR Journal and the inaugural Faculty Senate President, and has overseen numerous assessment and program review projects, demonstrating a deep commitment to data-driven decision-making and continuous improvement.

Dr. Flores has also excelled in the classroom, serving as an adjunct faculty member and teaching classes in business administration, liberal studies, and education at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. With a unique ability to blend theory and practice, Dr. Flores is an inspiring educator who is able to connect with students and help them achieve their goals.