W. Gardner Campbell, Ph. D.
Director, Professional Development and Innovative Initiatives, Division of Learning Technologies and Associate Professor of English
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Gardner Campbell is the Director of Professional Development and Innovative Initiatives in the Division of Learning Technologies at Virginia Tech, where he also serves as Associate Professor of English. He recently moved to Virginia Tech from a long-time position as the founding Director of the Academy for Teaching and Learning at Baylor University and an Associate Professor of Literature, Media, and Learning at Baylor's Honors College. Previous to that, he was a Professor of English at the University of Mary Washington, where he also served as the Assistant Vice President for Teaching and Learning Technologies. His work with technology for education has spanned two decades, including posts at the University of San Diego and the University of Richmond. He is a Fellow of the Frye Leadership Institute, past Chair of the Electronic Campus of Virginia, and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the New Media Consortium and the Advisory Board for the National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education.