This morning, the Board of Trustees of the City Colleges of Chicago confirmed Margie Martyn, Ph.D., as the new Vice President – Academic Affairs for Harold Washington College. Previously, Dr. Martyn served as Vice President of Instructional Systems and Dean of Online-Blended Programs at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology where she oversaw Academic and Student Affairs, assessment and operations for Online-Blended Programs and managed instructional technologies and pedagogies for all campuses. Prior to that, she was the Assistant Dean of Academic Administration at the College of Computing and Digital Media at DePaul University.
Dr. Martyn also has experience as a faculty member, teaching both graduate and undergraduate courses in adult learning, computer literacy, mathematics literacy, liberal arts and sciences, management, telecommunications and networking. She has published articles on the impact of technology on student learning outcomes and engagement. Her most recent research studied the impact of social media on student learning. Some of her recent publications can be found at http://www.educause.edu/members/margaret-martyn.
A 10-person search committee made up of administrators, faculty members, union representation and the president of SGA screened and interviewed candidates. I consulted with the search committee extensively before making the final selection. Dr. Martyn will start at Harold Washington College on Monday, July 16.
Please join me in welcoming Margie to Harold Washington College.