Hunt appointed Interim Director for Distance Education

Dr. David HuntDr. H. David Hunt, Assistant Professor of Sociology, was appointed GRU Interim Director for Distance Education effective Aug. 11, 2014. The announcement was made by Provost Gretchen Caughman.

As Interim Director, Dr. Hunt will collaborate closely with administrators and faculty to develop business plans for new online programs and courses. He will be responsible for the administrative implementation and support of online teaching and learning to include ensuring compliance with regulatory and accreditation requirements. In collaboration with the Provost’s Office, Dr. Hunt will provide leadership in the development and implementation of an evolving vision for online learning at GRU that embraces the institution’s multifaceted mission, the educational needs of the state of Georgia, and exemplary online pedagogical practice.

“I appreciate Dr. Hunt’s gracious acceptance of this position and am looking forward to working with him in his role as Interim Director,” says Dr. Caughman.

Dr. Hunt earned his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in sociology from Brigham Young University and his doctorate in sociology from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.