Chief Learning Officer, StraighterLine
Amy Smith is an academic innovator devoted to increasing access to higher education. Her career spans many of the biggest institutions in the world of online higher education, including the University of Phoenix, Capella University, and Colorado State University (CSU) Online. Before joining StraighterLine, Amy served as the associate provost of CSU Online, where she was responsible for significantly increasing access and educational opportunity to students by offering graduate and undergraduate degrees and certificate programs online. Prior, Amy was dean of the School of Education for Capella University, where she was responsible for innovation and optimization of 38 graduate education programs.