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Student Affairs and Academic Support


Lisa Jerald

Undergraduate Student Ombudsman

Lisa Jerald began her career at the University of South Carolina in 1995 as the administrative assistant to the university architect.

In 2008, she joined the Division of Student Affairs and Academic Support as the student ombudsman for undergraduate students and the executive assistant to the vice president.

Since joining the division she has been the recipient of two division awards for exemplary service, the Supervisor of the Year award based on nominations from student employees and, most recently, the Carolinian Creed Champion Award.

Lisa earned her bachelor's degree in sociology from the University of South Carolina. She is the parent of two daughters, Sarah, who earned a bachelor's degree in chemistry from the College of Charleston, and Katie, who earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of South Carolina.