Tracey J. Beckley is the Assistant Provost for Teaching and Learning at WVU and provides direct leadership of the Teaching & Learning Commons. A native of Fairmont, WV, she graduated from Princeton University with an A.B. Degree in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and from Carnegie Mellon University with a master’s degree in Public Management and Information Systems. She recently completed her doctorate in Instructional Design and Technology from WVU. Prior to joining WVU, she worked at Allegheny Power for 10 years, where she served in several customer service positions including General Manager of Call Operations. She is a Harry S. Truman Scholar and received the West Virginia Exemplary Teaching and Leadership Award for her work in the public sector. She is also a graduate of the Educause Learning Technology Leadership Institute. Her specific research interests include performance management, instructional design, and student engagement.