University of Vermont

School of Business Administration

Staff and Faculty Recognition Award Winners Honored

Jennifer Fath and Dean Sanjay Sharma

Associate Professor David Jones and Enrollment Management Specialist Jennifer Fath were both honored by Dean Sanjay Sharma at a faculty and staff reception.

Associate Professor Jones was the receipient of the 2012 Faculty Scholarship Recognition Award.  Professor Jones conducts research on employees' perceptions of fairness in the workplace, studying how employees judge fairness, and how and why they respond to fair treatment through cooperative behavior, and to unfair treatment through things like turnover and theft. He also conducts research on how employees and job seekers respond to socially and environmentally responsible business practices. Professor Jones is active in presenting his research at scholarly conferences like the annual meetings of the Academy of Management and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, and has published his research in some of the top journals in his field, including the Journal of Applied Psychology, the Journal of Organizational Behavior, and the Journal of Management. Dr. Jones is currently a member of the editorial board for the Journal of Organizational Behavior. 

Jennifer Fath received the 2012 Staff Recognition Award.  Jennifer is an Enrollment Management Advisor for the School of Business Administration.  She earned her undergraduate degree in English with minors in Political Science and Business from UVM in 1997.  She earned her graduate degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs from UVM in 1999.  Prior to joining the School of Business, Jennifer worked with in the Admissions Offices at both Plattsburgh State and UVM.  Jennifer joined the School of Business in 2003 as the Career and Professional Development Advisor.  In 2005, she assumed the role of Enrollment Management Advisor.  In her current position, she co-advises the first-year class, works closely with Admissions on recruitment, selection, and yield of undergraduate students, manages the minor application review process, and provides assistance with processes and initiatives which include orientation, commencement, USPP initiatives, internal transfer applications, etc.  Jennifer is currently participating in a supervisory learning series course and is active in NACADA (National Academic Advising Association).