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Michael Bridges

Duquesne University
Executive Director, Online Learning and Strategy
Michael Bridges, Ph.D., is the Executive Director of Online Learning and Strategy at Duquesne University. In this capacity he is responsible for the strategic vision, institutional resources, and enterprise-wide processes that support all online educational activities. Prior to joining Duquesne University, Dr. Bridges served as the Executive Director of Education for Amber-Allen Publishing, the Vice President of Educational Strategy for iCarnegie Global Learning, the Director of Faculty Development for the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, St. Margaret Hospital, and as the Associate Director for Educational Support at Carnegie Mellon’s internationally recognized Eberly Teaching Center. In his varied roles, he has consulted with hundreds of faculty on issues including curricular design, course development, student culture, motivation, faculty development, educational research design, and online learning.