Jordan Miller, University Of Michigan Social Media Director Resigns After Accused Of Not Graduating College

UM Social Media Director Resigns After Being Accused Of Not Graduating College

The University of Michigan's first social media director, Jordan Miller, 31, resigned on Monday after it was revealed her claim to a college degree was false.

Miller claimed she had graduated from Columbia College Chicago when she was hired earlier this year to manage the university's online social presence -- a job that pays $100,000 per year. The University said it was alerted to Miller's alleged resume lie on Thursday.

Miller admitted she "made a mistake" but claimed her "intention was never to deceive the university" in an email to on Tuesday. This is a change from her statement on Friday when she wished to "resolve the situation as quickly as possible."

Miller was an advertising copy-writer who formerly worked for

"I saw this position and I thought, 'Oh my gosh. This is an opportunity to do (social media) on an even bigger scale,'" Miller said to directly after she was hired. "It’s just such a ground-breaking role."

Additionally, Miller has dodged questions regarding her education in the past.

In an interview later that year conducted by a local blogger, she was asked more extensively about her "education" and work experience. Miller replied, "I moved to Ann Arbor from the East Coast when I was nine. Here’s my LinkedIn page so I don’t have to spell it out:"

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