Cynthia Wilson is Vice President for Learning and Chief Impact Officer at the League for Innovation in the Community College. She leads the League’s Learning Initiative and has directed major projects focused on a variety of issues related to teaching and learning. She currently leads Faculty Voices, a program to engage community college faculty in the completion conversation, and Community Colleges and Public Health, which is exploring the emerging role of community colleges in public health education. She has directed projects focused on the Learning College, learning outcomes, faculty professional development, open education resources, secondary-post secondary curriculum alignment, and the use of social media to build community at the 2-year college.
She has authored or co-authored numerous articles, monographs, and books, and serves as the League’s Editor in Chief. She is also on the editorial board and is Exchange section editor for Community College Journal of Research & Practice. In 2012 she was awarded the ETS Terry O’Banion Prize for Significant Contributions to Improving Teaching and Learning. Wilson holds a B.A. and M.Ed., both in history, from Southwest Texas State University, and a doctorate in educational administration with a concentration in community college leadership from The University of Texas at Austin. She spent 20 years as a faculty member before joining the League staff in 1999.