Marc Booker, Ph.D., has over two decades of experience working with online and distance education students at the post-secondary level in admissions, registrar, and academic administration roles. As Vice Provost for Strategy at the University of Phoenix, Marc oversees critical path academic initiatives to improve the student experience such as learning platform implementations, curricular enhancements, developing innovative academic program designs, and creating empathetic solutions to drive improved student outcomes. Since 2009, Marc has been a regular speaker, contributor, and subject matter expert at national and regional conferences like the AACRAO, PACRAO, CAEL, and EDUCAUSE, on topics including leadership, process improvement, change management, prior learning assessment, transfer credit, and articulation. Booker serves as dean of the PACRAO Leadership Development Institute and was President of PACRAO in 2016. Marc holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Higher Education Administration from the University of Phoenix.