Jennie Sanders


Jennie applies a scientist’s mind with an educator’s heart to reimagine the role of faculty in learner-centered education at scale. As a first-in-family college graduate, Jennie is enthusiastically committed to creating transformative educational experiences accessible to every learner. In her role as the Vice President of Faculty Experience and Academic Services at WGU, she leads initiatives that combine the tools of digital transformation with the skills of human transformation to improve student experiences and outcomes. She holds a B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Utah, a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Cornell University, and has over 15 years of experience in higher education serving in leadership, innovation, and instructional roles. She lives in Utah and enjoys hiking, paddling, skiing, and otherwise enjoying the mountains with her husband, three sons, and growing puppy, Camus.  

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