John Dalton

Jon C. Dalton

Co-Editor, JCC

Professor Emeritus
Florida State University


Jon C. Dalton, EdD (, professor emeritus of higher education at Florida State University, founded the Journal of College and Character in 2000.  He is also founder of the Dalton Institute on College Student Values. He served as vice president for student affairs at Florida State from 1989 to 1999. He was a  2010 recipient of the Outstanding Contribution to Literature or Research Award  and the John L. Blackburn Distinguished Pillar Award at NASPA, served as its president in 1994, and was recognized as a Senior Scholar by ACPA. His research interests are in college student development, moral and civic education, organization and management of student-affairs services, ethics in higher-education leadership, and international educational exchange.