Marsha Ham, PhD, has been selected as the inaugural university director of the Teaching and Learning Center and will join ATSU beginning August 1, 2015.
Dr. Ham comes to ATSU from the University of New Haven in Connecticut, where she currently serves as associate vice president and dean of the College of Lifelong Learning and eLearning. Prior to joining the University of New Haven in 2011, she was executive director for Lifelong and Distance Learning at Ohio University.
Dr. Ham obtained a Bachelor of Science from Auburn University, an MA from the University of Alabama, and a PhD in higher education organization and administration from the University of Arizona, where she also worked in several faculty development roles over 14 years. It is because of her previous time in Arizona that she has elected to be based in Arizona.
“Dr. Ham’s experience in faculty development, administration, online learning and technology should serve us well as she builds our Teaching and Learning Center to provide support and resources for innovative pedagogical methods, new software and technology for teaching, and scholarship in the area of teaching and learning,” said Norman Gevitz, PhD, senior vice president-Academic Affairs.