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Humiston, Jon



Dr. Humiston is the Director of Noncredit and Alternate Enrollment Programs for Innovation and Online, where they are charged with growing non-credit opportunities for learners in the field. 

Dr. Humiston has been with Central Michigan University since 1999 and, in that time, has enjoyed both faculty and administration roles.  Jon started their career with CMU’s Office of Civil Rights & Institutional Equity (OCRIE, formerly Affirmative Action Office), where they investigated sexual harassment and discrimination complaints. In addition to working in OCRIE, they worked as the Director of LGBTQ Services, the Student Ombuds Officer and Special Assistant to the President’s Office, as Assistant Director of Undergraduate Academic Student Services, and as Executive Assistant to the Provost. 

CMU awarded Dr. Humiston a National Alumni Service Award in the fall of 2021 to recognize and honor 23 years of education and advocacy for inclusion and diversity at CMU. Jon has been invited to give presentations for national organizations/conferences, including the Higher Learning Commission’s annual conference and for their peer review training, CUPA-HR’s annual conference, IUPUI's Assessment Institute, and several other national organizations where they have spoken on topics of inclusion and belonging. 

More about Jon Humiston

In 2020, Jon published a book chapter to help online instructors understand how to intentionally create an inclusive and welcoming environment in the online classroom

Jon is a three-time alum, earning a BAA in Court & Conference Reporting/Office Administration (’98), an MA in Educational Administration (’08), and an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership (’17) from CMU. 

Courses Taught

Graduate courses:

Colorado State University: EDCL701: Higher Ed Law (online)

Central Michigan University: EDL636: Higher Ed Law (in person and HyFlex)

Central Michigan University: EDL677: The American College Student (in person)

Central Michigan University: EDL763: The Academic Profession (online)


Undergraduate courses:

BIS101: Essential Business Communication Skills (in person)