Jacque Eidson, Ph.D.
Jacque Eidson joined KU in 2021 as a Lecturer teaching Financial Management as part of our workplace skills core courses. She has more than 25 years of experience in strategy development and execution, fiscal management, business consulting, and higher education. She currently serves as the Director of the National Higher Education Benchmarking Institute. Prior to joining the Institute she served as Field Faculty Member and Business Consultant for the University of Missouri’s Business Development Program funded by the Small Business Administration and the Defense Logistics Agency.
She has also taught and consulted for the University of Missouri - Kansas City, Missouri Valley College, and Saylor Academy in Washington D.C. After six years as a Board Director for numerous nonprofits, she was appointed in 2021 to the Ethics & Human Relations Commission for Jackson County, serving the Kansas City metropolitan area. She is a certified transformational coach and as a first-generation college student, holds a BS in Accounting, an MBA, and a Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology.