About Dr. Jason L. Meriwether
“The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.”
- Alvin Toffler
Dr. Jason L. Meriwether is an experienced leader in higher education with research interests in hazing prevention, student retention, digital learning tools, adult student success, social media engagement and student affairs fundraising. As a hazing prevention educator for over a decade, Jason has served colleges and universities all over the United States and his commentary on hazing-related issues has been featured by such news organizations as Headline News and the Christian Science Monitor. Jason's national and international presentations on legal issues related to hazing have been the subject of cover stories in the Student Affairs Today Newsletter and in College Athletics and The Law, and he has conducted national webinars for StudentAffairs.com and HigherEdHero on hazing prevention. Jason is a financially active member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. and has conducted education workshops for numerous Interfraternity Council (IFC), National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC), National Panhellenic Conference (NPC), National Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Panhellenic Association (NAPA), and National Association of Latino Fraternal Organizations, Inc. (NALFO) chapters, in addition to multiple multicultural, service, honors, and music fraternities and sororities.
As a hazing prevention educator and advocate, Jason challenges Greek Letter Organizations (GLOs), Advisors, and University Administrators to embrace preventive approaches to anti-hazing education strategies and policies. Through his workshops, Jason provides students and campus leadership teams with legally sound practices that protect students and the university, while engaging in robust discussion about the impact of tradition on hazing and violence in graternities and sororities.
Jason's passion is for driving innovative and personalized development and the education of students in all phases of his interactions in the collegiate setting. As an advocate for learning, Jason believes in using theory, legal precedent, and effective-practices to fuel discussion and develop strategic initiatives that enhance services, guide policy writing, and create meaningful assessment planning that lead to outcomes which support student success.
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