Heather Jeffries selected to lead USF Criminal Justice program


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News release from the University of Saint Francis:

Jeffries Selected to Lead USF Criminal Justice Program
The University of Saint Francis appoints Heather Jeffries as director of newly launched Criminal Justice and Criminology program.

(June 8, 2015) — The University of Saint Francis has selected Heather Jeffries to become the director of its Criminal Justice and Criminology program, which is enrolling now for the 2015 fall semester.

Jeffries brings many years of experience in both higher education and criminal justice. She has been an adjunct faculty member at the University of Saint Francis since 2009, teaching criminology courses. She previously served as the chair of ITT Technical Institute’s School of Criminal Justice. Jeffries also has worked within the Allen County court system and in the Allen County Prosecutor’s office.

“We are delighted to continue to work with Heather as we grow this important program,” said Dr. Lance Richey, dean of the University of Saint Francis School of Liberal Arts and Sciences. “She brings a remarkable amount of experience with the university and also in our local criminal justice system.”

“I thoroughly enjoy teaching criminology classes, and the USF students are amazing,” Jeffries said. “I believe the new Criminal Justice and Criminology program will be a wonderful enhancement to the programs offered by the university.”

Enrollment for fall 2015 courses is open now. Visit sf.edu for more information.


About the University of Saint Francis
The University of Saint Francis is celebrating its 125th anniversary in 2015. Founded in 1890 as a comprehensive university in the Catholic Franciscan tradition, USF offers more than 80 undergraduate and graduate programs through the School of Health Sciences, School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Keith Busse School of Business and Entrepreneurial Leadership and School of Creative Arts. In addition to its traditional programs, the university designs focused curricula for working adults in Fort Wayne, Crown Point and online. The university will open a Downtown Fort Wayne Campus in the fall of 2016 that will feature business, entrepreneurship and music technology programs. Currently 2,300 students from a broad geographic region attend USF for its academic excellence.


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