Prior to joining focusEDU in July of 2022, Lou Jimenez was the University Registrar at Texas State University. A position he held for seven years before retiring in February 2021. He has worked in the profession for over 26 years He began his career as Associate Registrar at the Community College of the Air Force. After retiring from the Air Force he has served in the Admissions and Registrar field at several other institutions including Auburn University at Montgomery, Baylor College of Medicine, St. Philips College, Kentucky State University, Auburn University and The University of Alabama.
He brings a unique and comprehensive background of working in community college, public 4-year and flagship college/university experience. This experience has allowed him to be at the center of much change in the offices he has administered and the profession generally. These include multiple SIS and third-party software implementations, data warehouse and technology enhancements, process reviews, staff re-organizations, data analysis, and visualization development as well as curricular and policy reviews. Professional Development has been at the center of his personal commitment to his role, as well as providing a rich program for the staff he directs. Lou is a nationally acclaimed leader in the registrar profession and looks forward to assisting the leadership of the higher education community as a Consulting Director with focusEDU.
Lou received his Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Technology from Southern Illinois University and his Master’s degree in Management from Troy University in Alabama.