Jon Wallin is the director of institutional effectiveness at Southern Virginia University. He is also the liaison between the University and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
He received a doctorate in English from Purdue University, where he was the recipient of the Ross Fellowship, which recognizes excellence in scholarship and teaching. His areas of research include writing pedagogy, writing program administration, and cultural studies.
Prior to his doctoral studies, Wallin attended BYU, where he earned a master’s degree in English with a focus in rhetoric and composition. He also received a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Utah in 2007.
He served a full-time mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Milan, Italy, from 1999 to 2001. In addition to his missionary service, he has also served the Church in a variety of other capacities.
He and his wife, Kanien Wallin, live in Lexington, Va., with their three children.
B.S., University of Utah, 2007; M.S., Brigham Young University, 2010; Ph.D., Purdue University, 2015;
Southern Virginia University
One University Hill Drive
Buena Vista, VA 24416
116 Main Hall office