Notable Leaders in Higher Education: Jarvis Racine

Class of 2023

Jarvis Racine is the vice president of strategic partnerships, workforce development and government affairs at Milwaukee-based Herzing University. 

In that role, Racine has focused on building new relationships with partners, especially with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee. Racine helped the organization receive 50 full-ride scholarships to Herzing University, according to Andre Douglas, senior director of the Graduation Plus and Leadership & Service program at Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee.

“He ensured that students had the support once arriving to campus, that their programs were the right fit, and that the enrollment process wasn’t a barrier,” said Douglas.

“Jarvis is a true believer in the power of partnerships. He works tirelessly and creatively with other organizations — community, educational, health care, public safety, business — to increase access to education and employment. The programs he has forged will change lives, provide needed workforce for (the) health care (industry) and contribute overall to the betterment of our community,” said Renee Herzing, president of Herzing University.

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