Head Of Libraries' Engagement
University Libraries

Jennifer Hoyt EdD

2001 Perry Library
Norfolk, 23529

As Head of the Department of Libraries’ Engagement at ODU, Jennifer Hoyt’s service reflects years of commitment to strategic marketing and branding, including work from her previous roles as a lecturer of journalism and public relations, a broadcast news director, a reporter, and an editor. She earned her EdD in Educational Policy, Planning and Leadership from William & Mary in 2022, a MA in English from Old Dominion University in 2008, and a BA in Journalism from the University of Texas at Tyler in 1996. Notably, Dr. Hoyt’s practice of balancing lifelong learning and leadership allows for the strengthening of engagement among ODU faculty, students, and alumni. As head of Libraries’ Engagement, she seeks opportunities for academic partnerships and collaboration to the Monarch community.

M.A. in English (Professional Writing), Old Dominion University, (2008)

B.A. in Journalism, The University of Texas at Tyler, (1996)

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Lin, C., Hoyt, J. and Hackworth, J. R. "Collaborative Development of a Microcontroller Training System for Two and Four Year Distance Learning Engineering Students" $197908. April 2007 - March 2009
  • 2002: Associated Press recognition for outstanding contributions in broadcast journalism,
  • 2002: Recipient of Poynter Leadership Workshop Certificate,
  • 2001: Finalist, Scripps Howard Award - Excellence in Journalism,
  • 2001: Leader/Developer of local television/newspaper news convergence WVVA-TV 6 and the Bluefield Daily Telegraph ,