Jennifer Mayer-Glenn, MED

Jenny Mayer-Glenn is Special Assistant to the President for Campus-Community Partnerships at the University of Utah and the Director of University Neighborhood Partners (UNP). Jenny’s leadership focuses on collaboration and agility. She strives to be an inclusive, democratic leader who exhibits openness to ideas and innovations. Much of her work at UNP centers diverse community voices in University of Utah impact initiatives including the creation of a comprehensive health center, workforce pathways, and innovative research opportunities and societal impact with diverse communities in the Salt Lake Valley. Previously, Jenny was a Salt Lake City School District teacher and administrator for 23 years. Through her community advocacy, Jenny has served on several boards, commissions and committees including Advisory Committee on Equity of Educational Services for Students at the Utah State Board of Education, the SLC Human Rights Commission, the Utah Governor’s Multicultural Commission and served as President of the Utah Coalition of La Raza. Jenny has deep roots in Utah. Her grandfather, Vicente Mayer, helped start Centro Civico Mexicano in 1939. Her father, Edward Heriberto Mayer, helped start the Ethnic Studies program at the University of Utah in the 1970’s.