Karen Bull, Ph.D.

Karen Bull portraitKaren Bull currently serves as the associate dean of academic affairs at University College of Syracuse University. Her charge includes faculty support, evaluation, assessment, academic program review, and curriculum oversight.

Karen has served in a variety of roles supporting online education over the past 10 years. As the assistant director of distance education at Onondaga Community College and manager of online education at Syracuse University, she has worked with more than 200 faculty to build over 250 online courses.

Additionally, Karen has been a faculty member at New York Chiropractic college in the fully online Master of Science in Human Anatomy and Physiology Instruction degree since 2010. Karen designed and delivers 3 courses within the instructional and theory discipline titled; (1) Foundations of the Classroom, (2) Elements of Course Development and (3) Designing and Developing for Lab and Online Learning Environments. At Syracuse University, she designed and delivers a course titled Technology’s Evolution and Impact on Society within the Bachelors of Professional Studies online.

A firm believer in continual improvement, Karen served as the director of program evaluation at Onondaga Community College and successfully completed 45 academic program reviews and was instrumental in crafting the Middle States Periodic Review Report which resulted in the reaccreditation of the institution. Most recently she has been asked to serve as a Middle States reviewer and in April 2018 will serve as an external reviewer for an academic program review.

Karen holds a doctorate of philosophy from the School of Education at Syracuse University, a master of education in instructional technology from the University of Maine, and a bachelor of science in computer science from Allegheny College.