Driving change takes a team.

Dr. Rob Robinson
Areas of expertise
  • Online learning
  • Change management
  • Culture transformation
  • Student communication planning
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Dr. Rob Robinson

Dr. Rob Robinson helps colleges and universities leverage data analytics to further their mission of student success, with a specific focus on online learning, institutional change management, and culture.

Prior to coming to Civitas Learning, Rob was a Principal Strategist at Blackboard, a position in which he provided strategic consulting services to higher education clients in the US and abroad.

Between 2010 and early 2012, Rob served as Assistant Vice Provost for Educational Technology at the University of Texas at San Antonio where he led online and hybrid course development and supported faculty and staff across the institution. From 1999 until 2010, Rob was a key leader with the University of Texas TeleCampus, a large-scale, System-wide organization supporting fully online degree programs, many of which were inter-institutional collaborative programs. Prior to that, Rob spent many years working in various technology roles within higher education institutions. He has consulted with organizations as diverse as the University of Missouri System, Troy University, and UC Berkeley Extension regarding the organization and management of large-scale online programs.

Rob holds a BS and a Ph.D. from UT Austin and an MBA from St. Edward’s University. He currently sits on the Board of Directors of the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA). From 2008 to 2012, he chaired the Distance Education Advisory Committee of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for the State of Texas. He is also a Trustee of La Roche College in Western Pennsylvania.