JONATHAN PERI is the President of Manor College in Jenkintown, Pennsylvania. Since Peri became President in 2015, the college has ascended in the key attributes that students and parents seek: affordability, access, educational quality, career readiness, and safety. He leads and is engaged with many community boards, especially educational. He may be the only current gubernatorial and senatorial appointee to three different state educational boards, including Pennsylvania’s Board of Education and its Council on Higher Education. Prior to serving as Manor College’s president, Peri was the Vice President and General Counsel at Neumann University for ten years. He served on the Executive Team and was involved in most major institutional decisions and strategic planning. He was faculty ranked as Assistant Professor at Neumann and developed and taught courses through the Ph.D. level at Eastern University. He also led Neumann’s Center for Leadership speakers series, presenting pervasively in areas of leadership, governance and higher education. Prior to Neumann, Peri was an attorney with a large regional law firm, a special prosecutor, an assistant prosecutor, and in private practice. He is past president of the 1,200-member Delaware County Bar Association.