About Author

Dr. Ruth Huard is the Dean of the College of Professional and Global Education, serving as the leader for multiple areas within the college: the academic departments in information and data science disciplines, professional and continuing education, global programs and services, and two research and training centers - Silicon Valley Center for Global Studies and the Silicon Valley Center for Big Data and Cybersecurity.

With over 20 years of academic and professional experience in the areas of learning sciences and technology design, Dr. Huard has facilitated the growth of online teaching and learning opportunities for the SJSU community through academic entrepreneurship and accessible technologies.