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Kimberly Eke is the Senior Director for Information Technology at the University of Pennsylvania's Graduate School of Education. As a member of the senior administrative team, Kim helps advance the strategic goals of the University and the School by aligning IT strategy in areas of research support, data integrity and security, project management, academic and classroom technology, and other key initiatives. She directs and supervises agile teams responsible for all IT services including desktop support, academic and classroom technologies, and web design and development. Kim provides oversight for the short- and long-term strategic direction of IT services intended to support emerging needs and aspirations of GSE faculty, students, and staff.
Before working at Penn, Kim was responsible for piloting and scaling new library services to support the changing needs of scholars at Penn Libraries. Prior to that, she managed enterprise learning technologies, MOOC production, course design, and multimedia development at UNC-Chapel Hill, and in the early days served in a variety of roles including instructional designer, faculty developer, instructor, media developer, and project manager/designer of online courses. Kim holds a Ph.D. from Michigan State University.
The move to online and hybrid learning environments presents changing needs and new opportunities for faculty development.