Justin Louder serves as associate vice provost for Texas Tech University eLearning & Academic Partnerships where he is the primary consultant for college and department leaders on the development of new, high-demand eLearning degree and certificate proposals. He also oversees Blackboard support and instructional design, as well as compliance and regulation for online and regional site programs.
In addition, he is the interim superintendent for TTU K-12, leading a number of initiatives to modernize and streamline technology and apply best practices to online programs in the unit. In this role with TTU K-12, Louder recently facilitated the partnership with KLBK-TV for the CyberSafe initiative, educating the Lubbock community about online safety — especially for kids — in the digital world.
As a frequent national and international presenter, lecturer and author on the topics of distance and online learning, student ethics, and academic integrity, Louder has received many awards from state and national organizations such as the 2017 J.O. Grantham Leadership Award from the National University Technology Network, the 2016 TxDLA Outstanding Commitment to Excellence and Innovation in Distance Education by an Individual award, and was recently recognized for ten years as a board member of the Texas Association for Education of the Blind and Visually Impaired. He is the current chair of the Learning Technology Advisory Committee for the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.