Susan Metros


Susan E. Metros served as Associate Dean for the University of Southern California’s Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young Academy for Arts, Technology and the Business of Innovation and Director for Remote Learning Programs in the USC Roski School of Art and Design. She is the former Interim Chief Information Officer for the USC Marshall School of Business and previously served as USC’s Associate Vice Provost for Technology Enhanced Learning and Deputy CIO for Information Technology Services. She most recently directed the design, development and launch of the USC Roski School of Art and Design’s Online Master of Science in Integrated Design, Business and Technology. She has faculty appointments in the USC Roski School of Art and Design, the USC Rossier School of Education and the USC Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism, teaching courses in emerging technologies, creativity and new literacies. . She is Founder and Principal for Susan Metros Consulting, specializing in International Coach Federation accredited professional and leadership coaching, career mentoring and IT and academic innovation consulting.

Susan offers over twenty years of experience as an educational technology executive and leader and over thirty years of experience in higher education research and teaching. Her portfolio has included oversight for online learning, information and educational technologies, learning environment design, web services and research computing.

Susan consults, publishes and presents on leadership and mentoring, creativity and innovation, visual and multimedia literacy, and the role of educational technology in transforming higher education to be multi-modal, interactive and learner-driven

She has served on the New Media Consortium Board of Directors and was elected to the EDUCAUSE Board of Directors 2011-2015 and held the office of Vice-Chair the last two years of her board service. She currently sits on the Colorado State University Global Campus Advisory Board. Susan's terminal degree is a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Graphic Design from Michigan State University.

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EDUCAUSE Involvement

  • Nominations Committee
    • ADVISORY, 2014 - 2015
  • Nominations Committee
    • ADVISORY, 2013 - 2014
  • EDUCAUSE Board of Directors
    • Board, 2011 - 2015
  • EDUCAUSE Board of Directors
    • Board, 2011 - 2015
  • ACTI Priorities Committee
    • ACTI, 2011 - 2011