Donna PetherbridgeAssociate Vice Provost, Academic Technology Innovation Academic Technology Innovation
Dr. Donna Petherbridge is Associate Vice Provost for Academic Technology Innovation in Distance Education and Learning Technology Applications (DELTA) at North Carolina State University, where she leads a team of training, instructional design, media production, applications support and applications development specialists in researching, applying, and supporting innovative instructional technologies in both customized and enterprise environments. She is actively involved with NC State’s IT Strategic Planning endeavors and works closely with IT leaders across campus, where she facilitates technology planning and governance efforts. She is a member of EDUCAUSE, recently serving as a conference planning committee member and program proposal reviewer.
Donna is also a Teaching Assistant Professor in the Leadership, Policy & Adult and Higher Education department in the College of Education at NC State University, where she teaches online courses, mentors graduate students, and serves on dissertation committees. She has been a member of the graduate faculty since 2008. Donna has more than 20 years of experience in supporting higher educational faculty members in leveraging technology to support their instructional goals, and prior to that, experience teaching in middle and high school. She has co-authored/authored a number of teaching with technology related articles and regularly gives presentations on using emerging technologies and building communities in online courses. Donna was awarded the NC State University 2011–2012 Workforce & Human Resource Education Alumni Award for Outstanding Professional Service and has been recognized as a recent NC State Pride of the Wolfpack winner. She is also regularly recognized as on outstanding instructor via the NC State University “Thank a Teacher” program.
Donna holds a B.A. in English (Elon University), a Master’s degree in Information Science (North Carolina Central University), and an Ed.D. in Adult & Community College Education (North Carolina State University).