Ph.D. in Higher Education Leadership, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 2005
Master's of Business Administration, Pittsburg State University, 1993
B.S.B.A. in Economics and Finance, Missouri Southern State University, 1991
Vice President for University Advancement, Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, Kansas, 2006 to present
President and Chief Executive Officer, Pittsburg State University Foundation, Inc., 2006 to present
Director of University Development, Pittsburg State University, 2003 to 2006
Director of Development, College of Business, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan, 2002 to 2003
Assistant Director of Development, University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, Missouri, 1998 to 2002
Director of Annual Giving, University of Central Missouri, 1997 to 1998
Director of Annual Giving, Baker University, Baldwin City, Kansas, 1995 to 1997
Honors and Awards
CASE Educational Fundraising Award, 2010
CASE Educational Fundraising Award, 2013
American Association of State Colleges and Universities Executive Leadership Academy, 2011
CASE Faculty Star, 2008
Joplin Business Journal "40 Under 40"
Selected Papers, Presentations and Publications
Hodson, J.B. (January 28, 2013). Managing the Dual Reporting Role [of Foundation Executive and University Vice President]. Presentation at the meeting of the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges, Naples, FL.
Scott, S.A., Hodson, J.B., & Smith, J.V. (April 2, 2012), Making Leadership Everybody's Business. Presentation at the Higher Learning Commission's Annual Conference, Chicago, IL.
Hodson, J.B. & Speck, B.W. (2011). New Directions for Higher Education: Entrepreneurship in student services (No. 153). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
Tatro, C.N. & Hodson, J.B. (2011). Partners in student success: A community college and university working together to make higher education more accessible. In J.B. Hodson and B.W. Speck (Eds.), New Directions for Higher Education: Entrepreneurship in student services, 153.
Hodson, J.B. (September 19, 2010). The university's role in local and regional economic development. Paper presented at the International Presidential Forum, Harbin University of Science and Technology, Harbin, China.