Michael Lucas is Sr. Director of IT Services and Instructional Technology Support, and is responsible for the planning and integration of teaching and learning technologies across all colleges at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. He has standardized classroom configurations, and led the project to outfit 100% of the classrooms on campus with instructional technology equipment. He has led the implementation and delivery of lecture capture technology on an enterprise wide scale at the university, and has worked with faculty to adopt this resource across multiple disciplines. Recently, he is responsible for reorganizing the university's IT Services Desk, to provide timely, consistently high quality and professional technical support at every customer contact.
Michael has been a member of the state-wide Subcommittee of Academic Technology and has acted as co-chair of the UMASS Lowell Council of Teaching and Learning. He is also a past member of the Lowell Telecommunications Council board of directors. He currently is an adjunct faculty in the UMASS Online Information Technology degree program, teaching courses in Desktop Video Production and Digital Media Delivery.
He has more than 25 years experience at UMASS Lowell, working in the Graduate School of Education, Office of the Provost, and most recently in the Office of Information Technology. Michael has a BA in Communication and a M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction.