Marsha K. Ham is Associate Vice President and Dean of the College of Lifelong & eLearning. She oversees the University-wide development of online courses and programs, develops corporate training opportunities, and manages part-time evening and weekend, summer session and intersession academic planning. She previously served as executive director of eLearning OHIO, the lifelong and distance learning division of Ohio University.
A veteran higher education administrator with extensive expertise in distance learning and academic program development, Ham increased non-traditional student access to Ohio University, reorganized lifelong and distance learning services, and built strong connections and partnerships with departments to facilitate delivery of academic programs through online venues. She also served as vice president for external programs at Buena Vista University and as associate director of distance learning and interim dean of the Extended University at the University of Arizona. Ham holds a Ph.D. in higher education organization and administration from the University of Arizona, as well as a master’s degree from the University of Alabama and a bachelor’s degree from Auburn University.