As Vice President for Academic Quality and Planning, Dr. Bennett leads a diverse team of faculty and staff dedicated to improving teaching and learning. By working closely with Franklin's Centers of Excellence, Dr. Bennett assists in developing and implementing high-quality learning solutions for Franklin University and external partners, including universities (domestic and international), Fortune 100 corporations, and governmental entities.
As Dean, Dr. Bennett leads the School of Education, a community leader in the preparation of educators who welcome all learners, expect high outcomes, and inspire greatness from all students.
Dr. Bennett has over 20 years of experience in higher education, elevating his roles and responsibilities throughout his career. He provides executive leadership and management for mission-critical projects to the university's strategic objectives and worldwide partnerships, including overseeing Franklin University's $3M Title III grant. In addition, Dr. Bennett teaches at the doctoral level and serves as lead faculty for the higher education focus within Franklin's Doctor of Education program.
Dr. Bennett has a B.S. in Information Technology, an MBA with a concentration in Financial Leadership, and a Doctor of Education in Interdisciplinary Leadership from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. He is also a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), a certified Quality Matters peer reviewer, author, and speaker on higher education and technology-enhanced teaching and learning.
Doctor of Education, Interdisciplinary Leadership
Master of Business Administration, Business
Bachelor of Science, Information Technology
Publications & Presentations
Title III Grant
Metro Early College High School
Furniture Bank of Central Ohio
Self-Study Steering Committee, Sub-Committee Criterion 3
(Columbus, Ohio) End Date: 2008