Ron Black



A seasoned leader in higher education with an earned doctorate from a regionally accredited university with more than 30 years of administrative and academic experience, ranging from leadership positions in small and large colleges and universities to online teaching, online program chair, doctoral dissertation mentor/chair, and subject matter expert (SME).  An innovative educator with a passion for online education.  Dr. Black has a demonstrated track record of excellent teaching (traditional, blended, and online), faculty supervision and assessment, program and course, development, doctoral student mentoring, and faculty/student collaboration.  A dynamic speaker with published articles in peer-reviewed journals and an innovative developer of strategic educational programs.


Doctor of Education from Nova Southeastern University (2000)

Professional Experience

Adjunct Professor: Master of Science in Higher Education, Master of Instructional Design & Technology – Team Lead – Southern New Hampshire University, 

Manchester, NH                       2014 – Present

Adjunct Doctoral Professor, Grand Canyon University: College of Doctoral Studies,

Phoenix, AZ                      2013 – Present

Adjunct Contributing Faculty Doctor of Business Administration, Walden University College of Management and Technology,  Minneapolis, MN                      2013 – Present

Adjunct Professor: Masters in Informatics and Leadership programs - Northeastern University, 

Boston, MA                               2006 –Present

Associate Faculty/curriculum developer: University of Phoenix Online, School of Advanced Studies, 

Phoenix, AZ                       2004 – 2013

Full Time Faculty, Dissertation and Research, Program ChairPHD Higher Education Administration and EDD Education Technology programs. University of Phoenix Online, School of Advanced Studies,   Phoenix, AZ                              2007 – 2012

Academic Program Manager for Higher Education and Research and the Capstone Project: Professor of Education – Post University, Waterbury, CT       2012 – 2013

Chief Information Officer - Georgian Court University      2004-2006

Vice President for Information Technology & Library Services      2003-2004

Paul Smiths College

Vice President for Information Technology & Distance Education              1998-2003 

Dowling College


Implementation Project Manager                                                             1997-1998 

Datatel Inc.

Associate Vice President for Technology                                                   1996-1997 

Nova Southeastern University

Prior experience details available upon request.