Author Profile

Nancy Coleman | Associate Provost and Director of Strategic Growth Initiatives, Wellesley College

Current Position and Past Experience< Nancy Coleman is the Associate Provost and Director of Strategic Growth Initiatives at Wellesley College. This followed two years as Vice President of Academic Services with Keypath Education. Between 2008-2014, Coleman was the Director of Distance Education at Boston University, after serving for three years with BU as the Assistant Director of Distance Education.

Prior to joining BU, Coleman served in a variety of professional roles in industry including VP of Operations and New Business Development, as well as Senior Engagement Leader for two global professional development firms.

Education, Honors and Achievements
Coleman earned her BS in Marketing from Stonehill College and her MBA from Boston University’s School of Management. She is currently pursuing a Doctor of Education from The George Washington University. Coleman is a certified PMP.

Coleman led BU’s Distance Education Department to several national distance learning awards including Sloan-C Excellence in Institution Wide Online Learning, 2010 and multiple United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) teaching and curriculum awards.

Personal Details and Community Involvement
Her research interests include leadership in distance learning, as well as online education growth strategies.