Provost Wendy Hensel has named Dr. Kim Siegenthaler, Director of Mizzou Online at the University of Missouri, the inaugural Associate Provost for Online Strategies at Georgia State University effective May 4, 2020.
Dr. Siegenthaler will be responsible for developing a university-wide strategy for delivering high-quality online courses, certificate programs, degree programs and executive education to traditional and life-long learners. She will work closely with university leadership, colleges and CETL to establish a vision and strategic priorities for online programming.
She will be responsible for administrative oversight and coordination of all aspects of digital education. Dr. Siegenthaler will create, implement and champion quality standards across Georgia State’s online offerings and develop best practices for student support and teaching in online environments.
She has worked with administrators, faculty, and staff to move the University of Missouri toward a strategic vision for distance education. During her tenure, the University of Missouri experienced a significant increase in the number of programs and students enrolled and developed the infrastructure necessary to deliver high-quality programs and effective student support programs.
Dr. Siegenthaler holds a Ph.D. in Leisure Studies from the University of New Mexico, a Master of Science degree from the University of Oklahoma, a Master of Divinity (M.Div.) degree from Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond, and a Bachelor of Science degree from Baylor University.
— Jeremy Craig, Communications Manager, Office of the Provost