If you do not want to become a CIO, what career path can you — an emerging institutional leader in a technology-connected position — follow to achieve a strategic leadership role in higher education technology?
Dr. Joshua Kim is the Director of Online Programs and Strategy at Dartmouth College, and a Senior Fellow for Academic Transformation, Learning, and Design at the Center for New Designs in Learning & Scholarship (CNDLS) at Georgetown University.
Josh has a PhD in sociology and demography from Brown University. He started his career on the faculty at West Virginia University, helped start Britannica.com’s education division in San Francisco, and was one of the original founders of Quinnipiac University Online. He has taught both on-ground and online courses in sociology, marketing, and higher education leadership.
With Eddie Maloney, Josh published Learning Innovation and the Future of Higher Education and The Low-Density University: 15 Scenarios for Higher Education. Both books are from Johns Hopkins University Press, and both came out in 2020.
Josh and his wife Julie, a pediatric oncologist at Dartmouth, live in Hanover with their (now college-going) daughters.
Since 2004, the annual ECAR study of undergraduate students and information technology has sought to shed light on how information technology affects the college experience.
This ECAR research bulletin describes a Dartmouth College pilot project to provide faculty with a gateway to course design and delivery services.