Richard Holeton


Richard Holeton is Assistant Vice Provost and Senior Director of Learning Environments at Stanford University, in the Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning. He previously served as Director of Academic Computing and taught for 12 years in Stanford's writing program and English Department, helping pioneer digital and networked pedagogies. His scholarship includes articles, book chapters, conference talks, and college textbooks such as Composing Cyberspace: Identity, Community, and Knowledge in the Electronic Age. Holeton is co-creator of the Learning Space Rating System, former co-leader of the EDUCAUSE Learning Space Design Constituent Group, and current Director/board member for the NMC (New Media Consortium). His fiction includes the critically-recognized hypertext novel Figurski at Findhorn on Acid, a variety of other electronic literature, and award-winning short stories. He's received fiction fellowships from the California Arts Council, National Endowment for the Arts, MacDowell Colony, and Brown Foundation/Dora Maar House.

EDUCAUSE Publications

EDUCAUSE Presentations


EDUCAUSE ELI Primary Representative

EDUCAUSE Involvement

  • Learning Space Rating System Team
    • ELI, 2016 - 2019
  • Constituent Group Leaders
    • Adhoc Group, 2008 - 2016