Wendy Shapiro, Chair

Wendy Shapiro, Ph.D.
Case Western Reserve University
Board Member since 2012

Dr. Wendy Shapiro serves as Senior Academic Technology Officer at Case Western Reserve University providing strategic leadership for all campus academic technology applications and initiatives. In this position she works in coordination with senior administration to promote and implement a common vision for academic technology setting priorities and leading strategic planning efforts. A skilled communicator and collaborator, she has worked across all levels of administration, as well as with faculty and students, on high profile projects such as Case’s technology enhanced learning environments, learning analytics, digital scholarship, and blended and online learning.

In addition, Dr. Shapiro was one of the founders in establishing a leadership program for professional women at Case providing both direct and indirect coaching to emerging women leaders.

For over 20 years in addition to her administrative responsibilities, Dr. Shapiro has taught numerous undergraduate and graduate courses in academic technology in the areas of digital literacy, instructional design, and distance learning. Outside of the university setting, she has served as a consultant to the public sector focusing on educational technology including five years working for the IBM Corporation as an Educational Specialist. Dr. Shapiro is a published author, and has made numerous presentations in the area of academic technology and related topics throughout the United States.

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