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Mary J. Allen

Mary J. Allen is director of the California State University Institute for Teaching and Learning and former director of the Faculty Teaching and Learning Center and Assessment Center at California State University, Bakersfield.
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Suzanne C. Baker

Suzanne C. Baker earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology at Davidson College, and her Ph.D. in biopsychology from the University of Georgia. 
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Trudy Banta

Trudy Banta, editor of Assessment Update since 1989, is a pioneer in outcomes assessment in higher education.
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Daniel P. Barbezat

Daniel P. Barbezat is professor of economics at Amherst College and executive director of the Center for Contemplative Mind in Society. 
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Margaret J. Barr

Margaret J. Barr served as vice president for student affairs at Northwestern University from October 1992 until July 2000 when she retired. 
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A. W. (Tony) Bates

A. W. (Tony) Bates is president and CEO of Tony Bates Associates Ltd., a private consulting company specializing in the planning and management of e-learning and distance education.
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H-Dirksen L. Bauman

H-Dirksen L. Bauman is professor and chair of American Sign Language and Deaf Studies and coordinator for the Office of Bilingual Teaching and Learning at Gallaudet University.

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John C. Bean

John C. Bean is professor of English at Seattle University, where he directs the writing program and chairs the Task Force on Teaching and Learning.
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Linda Wysong Becker

Linda Wysong Becker is the vice president for student services at Union College and former director of human resources at Andrews University.
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Carol A. Beere

Carole A. Beere retired in 2007 as the first associate provost for outreach and dean of graduate studies at Northern Kentucky University.
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Lee G. Bolman

Lee G. Bolman holds the Marion Bloch/Missouri Chair in Leadership at the Henry W. Bloch School of Management at the University of Missouri–Kansas City.
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Catherine Bovill

Catherine Bovill is a senior lecturer in the Academic Development Unit at the University of Glasgow in Scotland. 
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Martin J. Bradley

Martin J. Bradley is a professor of organizational leadership at Southern New Hampshire University. 
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Stephen D. Brookfield

Stephen D. Brookfield is Distinguished University Professor at the University of St. Thomas in Minneapolis, Minnesota. 
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Jeffrey L. Buller

Jeffrey L. Buller is dean of the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College at Florida Atlantic University. 
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Mirabai Bush

Mirabai Bush is senior fellow and founding director of the Center for Contemplative Mind in Society.
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Helen L. Chen

Helen L. Chen is a research scientist at the Center for Design Research and the Stanford Center for Innovations in Learning in the Human Sciences Technologies Advanced Research Institute, Stanford University.
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Clayton M. Christensen

Clayton M. Christensen is the Robert and Jane Cizik Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School and the founder of Innosight Institute, a nonprofit think tank.
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Don Chu

Don Chu is professor and former dean of the School of Education at National University.
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Anthony Ciccone

Anthony Ciccone directs the Carnegie Academy for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.
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Robert Cipriano

Robert Cipriano received his PhD from New York University in therapeutic recreation with an area of emphasis in college teaching and curriculum construction.
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Jeanie Cockell

Jeanie Cockell is an educational and organizational consultant who designs collaborative strategies to surface the wisdom of individuals and groups so that they can build positive futures and respond effectively to change. 
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Arthur M. Cohen

Arthur M. Cohen is professor emeritus of higher education at UCLA, editor-in-chief of New Directions for Community Colleges, and coauthor of The American Community College (5th Edition) from Jossey-Bass.

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Rita-Marie Conrad

Rita-Marie Conrad has been teaching, designing, and consulting on online courses for nearly two decades. 
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Anita Crawley

Anita Crawley, an online instructor and course developer for UCLA Extension and the Illinois Online Network, previously held counseling and faculty and administrative positions in student affairs and distance learning programs. 
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Roxanne Cullen

Roxanne Cullen is a professor of English at Ferris State University, where she has also served as Writing Center director, administrative head of the Department of Languages and Literature, interim associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, and assistant and associate vice president for academic affairs.
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Laurent A. Daloz

Laurent A. Daloz is an associate director and faculty member at the Whidbey Institute, a learning center on Whidbey Island, Washington.
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Barbara Gross Davis

Barbara Gross Davis is assistant vice provost for undergraduate education at the University of California at Berkeley.
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Tracy Penny Davis

Tracy Davis is a professor in the Department of Educational and Interdisciplinary Studies at Western Illinois University, where he also coordinates the College Student Personnel Program.
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Barbara M. De Luca

Barbara M. De Luca is associate professor of educational leadership at the University of Dayton, where she has taught for more than thirty years.
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Robert C. Dickeson

Robert C. Dickeson is senior vice president for Corporate Advancement of USA Group, Inc.
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J. Ana Donaldson

J. Ana Donaldson retired as an associate professor of instructional technology from the University of Northern Iowa.
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Dana S. Dunn

Dana S. Dunn earned his B.A. in psychology from Carnegie Mellon University and received his Ph.D. in social psychology from the University of Virginia.
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Henry J. Eyring

Henry J. Eyring serves as an administrator at Brigham Young University–Idaho. 
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L. Dee Fink

L. Dee Fink has worked as an instructional consultant with college teachers for more than twenty-five years and founded the Instructional Development Program at the University of Oklahoma in 1979.
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Jacqueline Fleming

Jacqueline Fleming is an internationally known psychologist, scholar, and researcher in the area of minority student retention and achievement. 
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Michael Fullan

Michael Fullan is professor emeritus at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto. 
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Joan V. Gallos

Joan V. Gallos is professor of leadership, University of Missouri Curators' Distinguished Teaching Professor, and director of the Executive MBA program at the Henry W. Bloch School of Management at the University of Missouri–Kansas City. 
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Jane S. Halonen

Jane S. Halonen is professor of psychology and dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of West Florida.
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Paul Hanstedt

Paul Hanstedt is a professor of English at Roanoke College.
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Michael Harris

Michael Harris is chancellor of Indiana University–Kokomo.
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Laura M. Harrison

Laura M. Harrison is an assistant professor in the Counseling and Higher Education Department at Ohio University.
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David Hellmich

David Hellmich is vice president of academics at Bluegrass Community and Technical College.
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Tiffany Herder

Tiffany Herder is a curriculum and instructional designer, collaborating with faculty and cross-functional staff to create quality learning experiences.
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Mary Lou Higgerson

Mary Lou Higgerson is vice president for academic affairs emeritus at Baldwin Wallace University.
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Reinhold R. Hill

Reinhold R. Hill is dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Governors State University.
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Mary Taylor Huber

Mary Taylor Huber is a senior scholar at The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
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Penelepe C. Hunt

Penelepe C. Hunt is a fundraiser, teacher, coach, and consultant with nearly thirty years of experience in higher education development.
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Pat Hutchings

Pat Hutchings is vice president of The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
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John C. Ittelson

John Ittelson, Ph.D., is director of outreach to the California Virtual Campus and he consults to the CalStateTEACH Project for California State University, Monterey Bay.
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Tanya Joosten

Tanya Joosten is the interim director at the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee Learning Technology Center (LTC) and teaches in the Department of Communication.
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Teddi A. Joyce

Teddi A. Joyce is as assistant professor in the Department of Contemporary Media and Journalism at the University of South Dakota.
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William A. Kaplin

William A. Kaplin is professor of law at the Columbus School of Law, The Catholic University of America, in Washington, D.C., where he is also special counsel to the university general counsel.
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Adrianna Kezar

Adrianna Kezar, associate professor for higher education at the University of Southern California, holds a Ph.D. (1996) and an M.A. (1992) in higher education administration from the University of Michigan and a B.A. (1989) from the University of California, Los Angeles.
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Aaron Kheriaty

Aaron Kheriaty is the director of Residency Training and Medical Education in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of California, Irvine.
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Edward R. Kinley

Edward R. Kinley is associate vice president for academic affairs and chief information officer at Indiana State University.
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Carrie B. Kisker

Carrie B. Kisker is an editor, researcher, and educational consultant in Los Angeles.
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Deryl R. Leaming

Deryl R. Leaming is former professor of journalism and dean of the College of Mass Communication at Middle Tennessee State University. 
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Barbara Lee

Barbara A. Lee is former dean of the School of Management and Labor Relations at Rutgers University.
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N. Douglas Lees

N. Douglas Lees is professor of biology and associate dean for planning and finance at Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis. 
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Jaime Lester

Jaime Lester, assistant professor of higher education, George Mason University, holds a Ph.D. and M.Ed. in higher education from the Rossier School of Education at the University of Southern California.
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Tracy Penny Light

Tracy Penny Light is assistant professor at St. Jerome's University.
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Jennifer A. Lindholm

Jennifer A. Lindholm is the special assistant to the vice provost for undergraduate education at the University of California, Los Angeles.
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Richard E. Lyons

Richard E. Lyons, Ed.D., is the senior consultant with Faculty Development Associates, consulting with, and providing workshops to, institutions throughout North America.
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Joan McArthur-Blair

Joan McArthur-Blair is a writer, speaker, and facilitator. 
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Maureen A. McCarthy

Maureen A. McCarthy earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Missouri State University and received her Ph.D. in research and evaluation from Oklahoma State University. 
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George S. McClellan

George S. McClellan is vice chancellor for student affairs at Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne. 
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Michael F. Middaugh

Michael F. Middaugh is associate provost for institutional effectiveness at the University of Delaware, and commissioner and vice chair of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. 
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Dara D. Mlinek

Dara D. Mlinek received her doctorate and master’s degrees from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. 
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John A. Mueller

John A. Mueller is an assistant professor in the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
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Linda B. Nilson

Linda B. Nilson is the founding director of the Office of Teaching Effectiveness and Innovation at Clemson University. 
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Steven R. Painchaud

Steven R. Painchaud is a professor of organizational leadership at Southern New Hampshire University. 
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Rena M. Palloff

Rena M. Palloff and Keith Pratt are the managing partners of Crossroads Consulting Group, working with academic institutions and organizations on the design and development of effective online distance learning programs.
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Parker J. Palmer

Parker J. Palmer is a highly respected writer, teacher, and activist. 
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Catherine A. Palomba

Catherine A. Palomba is director of the Offices of Academic Assessment and Institutional Research at Ball State University.
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Sharon Daloz Parks

Sharon Daloz Parks has been described as a keen observer, a probing listener, and a rich and subtle theorist. 
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Felten Peter

Peter Felten is assistant provost, director of the Center for Engaged Learning, and associate professor of history at Elon University.
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Maike Ingrid Philipsen

Since 1993, Maike Ingrid Philipsen has been employed at Virginia Commonwealth University where she currently holds the position of professor in the social foundations of education.
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Susan R. Pierce

Susan R. Pierce is president emerita of the University of Puget Sound.
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Raechele L. Pope

Raechele L. Pope is an associate professor of higher education and student affairs administration in the Department of Education, Leadership, and Policy at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York.
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Keith Pratt

Rena M. Palloff and Keith Pratt are the managing partners of Crossroads Consulting Group, working with academic institutions and organizations on the design and development of effective online distance learning programs.
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Clark N. Quinn

Clark N. Quinn is a recognized leader in learning technology strategy and the executive director of Quinnovation, an independent consultancy focusing on organizational learning strategy and the design of learning technology solutions.
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Clifford A. Ramirez

Clifford A. Ramirez is the principal of Cliff Ramirez & Associates, a training and consulting firm founded to support, advance, and facilitate the effectiveness of higher education and other service industry professionals.
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Matthew Reed

Matthew Reed is the author of the popular blogConfessions of a Community College Dean for Inside Higher Ed.
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Amy L. Reynolds

Amy L. Reynolds is a staff psychologist at Buffalo State College Counseling Center.
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Kenneth J. Robson

Kenneth J. Robson began his career as a faculty member and has served as a department chair, dean, and vice president.
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Albert Sangrà

Albert Sangrà is director of research and educational innovation and methodology at Universidade Oberta de Catalunya in Barcelona, Spain. 
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Geoff Scott

Geoff Scott is pro vice chancellor at the University of Western Sydney, Australia, and provost of its Penrith campus.
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Megan Scribner

Megan Scribner is an editor and writer who has worked with numerous foundations and educational organizations.
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Alan T. Seagren

Alan T. Seagren is professor emeritus and director of the Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.
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Robert H. Seidman

Robert H. Seidman is a professor of computer information technology at Southern New Hampshire University and executive editor of the Journal of Educational Computing Research. 
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Peter Seldin

Peter Seldin is Distinguished Professor of Management emeritus at Pace University, Pleasantville, New York. 
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Tina Stavredes

Tina Stavredes has more than fifteen years of experience in online learning. 
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Edward R. Taylor

Edward Taylor is a professor of education and vice provost and dean of Undergraduate Academic Affairs at the University of Washington.
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Darla J. Twale

Darla J. Twale received her undergraduate and master’s degrees in sociology from Geneva College, Duquesne University, and the University of Pittsburgh, respectively, and her Ph.D. in higher education administration from Pitt in 1985.
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James C. Votruba

James C. Votruba is president of Northern Kentucky University.
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Barbara E. Walvoord

Barbara E. Walvoord is professor emerita at the University of Notre Dame.
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Maryellen Weimer

Maryellen Weimer has more than thirty years of experience teaching college. 
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Gail W. Wells

Gail W. Wells is vice president for academic affairs and provost at Northern Kentucky University.
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