Robert McDonald

Robert McDonald

Senior Vice Provost of Online Education • Dean of the University Libraries
CU Boulder Online
Robert H. McDonald is Dean of University Libraries, Senior Vice Provost of Online Education, and Professor of Library Administration. He is responsible for leading the Boulder campus library system in fulfilling its mission to inspire learning, research, and discovery by connecting knowledge, information, and people. In his role as Senior Vice Provost of Online and Extended Education, Robert provides leadership and strategy for online education for the Boulder campus, working...
Randall Fullington

Randall Fullington

Executive Director of Academic and Learning Innovation
Office of Academic and Learning Innovation
Randall received his PhD from the Department of English in December 2016. His dissertation identified religious, social, and political ramifications of representing the ineffable in twentieth and twenty-first century American literature. He has taught composition, nineteenth-century literature, contemporary literature, music, and film for CU Boulder, Irvine Valley Community College, and CCC Online, where he received the 2016 Excellence in Teaching award. As a PhD student, he earned competitive fellowships from...
Jenny Lane

Jenny Lane

Assistant Director of Program Development
Office of Academic and Learning Innovation
Jenny is passionate about expanding access to quality higher education to anyone, anywhere. At CU Boulder, Jenny helps develop and grow the university’s scaled online course offerings and programs. Prior to joining CU Boulder, Jenny spent 12 years at Arizona State University (ASU), where she focused on advancing higher education pathway programs and scaled online initiatives, including the Starbucks College Achievement Plan and Universal Learner Courses (formerly ASU Earned Admission)...
Scott Millspaugh

Scott Millspaugh

Assistant Director of Learning Experience Design
Office of Academic and Learning Innovation
Scott holds a PhD in Italian and Medieval Studies from the University of California, Berkeley, and worked as an instructional designer at Dartmouth College from 2014 to 2018. He joined the Office of Academic Learning and Innovation at the University of Colorado Boulder in 2019. Scott’s research interests include the twelfth- and thirteenth-century troubadour lyric, the formation of the Italian poetic tradition, late medieval rhetoric and rhetorical education in Italy,...
Lea Bazurto

Leá Bazurto

Senior Learning Experience Designer
Office of Academic and Learning Innovation
Leá holds an MA in Art History with a concentration in Museum Studies from the University of Denver and a BA in Art History from The Colorado College. She has a background in higher education, museums, and archives. She is passionate about creating inclusive and engaging learning experiences and is particularly interested in accessibility and universal design for learning (UDL).
Dillon Gidcumb

Dillon Gidcumb

Learning Experience Designer
Office of Academic and Learning Innovation
Dillon joined the Office of Academic and Learning Innovation in March 2022 as a Learning Experience Designer. He is committed to creating diverse, equitable, and inclusive environments and interested in understanding how digital technologies influence education. Before joining ALI, Dillon worked at the University of California (UC), Riverside supporting the undergraduate physics instructional laboratories. He received a BS in Materials Science and Engineering from UC Riverside and is completing an...
Gaby Christen-Munoz

Gabriela Christen-Munoz

Project Manager
Office of Academic and Learning Innovation
Gabriela joined the Office of Academic and Learning Innovation in August 2021 as Project Manager. She supports CU Boulder Online's goals of expanding course offerings as well as the reach of its programs nationally and internationally. Before joining the ALI team, Gabriela worked at the Boulder Institute of Microfinance for over 6 years organizing and executing global training events offered in Spanish, French, and English in a number of countries...
Grace Karegeannes

Grace Karegeannes

Media Design Specialist
Office of Academic and Learning Innovation
Grace joins the Office of Academic and Learning Innovation as a Media Design Specialist. She works with faculty partners and team members across the university to develop degree programs and produce high-quality video content for courses hosted on the Coursera platform. Prior to joining the ALI team, Grace received a B.A. in Journalism from CU Boulder. On the weekends, you can find Grace at the park with a book, skiing,...
Stacy LaVoy

Stacy LaVoy

Budget Officer for the University Libraries & Office of Online and Extended Education
CU Boulder Online
Jonel Forbes

Jonel Forbes

Finance Manager
Office of Academic and Learning Innovation
Jonel joined the Office of Academic and Learning Innovation in May 2022 as a Finance Manager. Before joining ALI, Jonel worked at the Campus Controller’s Office at CU Boulder in Technical Operations and Research Financial Services. Jonel holds an MBA from CU Boulder and is a Certified Management Accountant.
Chrissy Eismann

Chrissy Eismann

Procurement & Data Processing Technician
Office of Academic and Learning Innovation
Chrissy joined the offices of ALI and Libraries in August 2022 as the Library Procurement and Data Processing Technician. She works in finance to support the financial needs of both departments. Before joining the University of Colorado Boulder, Chrissy worked in various avenues, including Recreation Management, Fire Rescue, and Real Estate. Chrissy holds a B.S. from the Metropolitan State University of Denver.
Jennifer Cole

Jennifer Cole

Program Assistant
Office of Academic and Learning Innovation