Dr. Kim Cliett Long is with Adult Learners NOW. She previously served as Associate Provost for Administration and Extended Education and Professor of Organizational Management at Wiley College in Texas, USA – home of the “Great Debaters”. She also serves as the official curator for the Wiley College fine art collection. Dr. Long earned her doctoral degree from Northcentral University in Organizational Leadership. She is a Distance Learning Specialist certified in Distance Education by the University of West Georgia. She has earned the following certifications: Certified Program Planner in the area of Learning Program Management, Certified Faculty Developer and Certified Adult Educator.
Dr. Long serves as the coordinator for the Provost’s Roundtable at Wiley College with the chief responsibility for creating and executing a monthly professional development program for new and junior faculty with an emphasis on technology integration in the classroom. Additional responsibilities include coordinating professional development programs and global initiatives. Past experiences include over thirty years experience in entrepreneurial pursuits, certification as an Advanced Director in early childhood program management by the State of Florida, lobbyist on early childhood advocacy and public policy campaigns, community and fundraising initiatives in the arts, art marketing, exhibitions, and curating.
She has served on a multitude of boards and committees at the local, state and federal levels including a gubernatorial appointment to Southwest Florida College Board of Trustees where she served for five years including a term as Chairman. Dr. Long’s research interests include servant leadership and distance education access for diverse and underserved learners. Currently, she is an Associate Editor for the e-Journal of eLearning, published by Academic Conferences and Publishing International headquartered in England. She also serves as an Advisory Board Member for Campus Technology magazine, a higher education technology magazine that provides updated information about advanced networking for the campus enterprise. The magazine is published by 1105 Media. In addition, Dr. Long served as an Editorial Board member for the 2014 2nd International Conference on Development Finance and Economic Transformation at the University Limpopo in Sovenga, South Africa. Most recently, she was nominated by invitation only to author the article on “E-Learning” in a new reference project being launched by the Oxford University Press: Research Encyclopedia of Business and Management. Other publications currently in progress include: a pictorial catalog on the historical Wiley College Great Debaters and a perspective catalog on The Servant Leadership of Jonathan Green featuring works in the corresponding fine art poster exhibition.