- Louisville Campus
3101 Bardstown Road 40205
Phone: 502.456.6505 / 800.844.1354
- Lexington Campus
2355 Harrodsburg Road 40504
Phone: 859.276.4357 / 800.467.6281
- Fort Knox Campus
63 Quartermaster Street 40121
Phone: 502.942.8500 / 800.562.6713
- Online Division
2100 Gardiner Lane Ste. 220 Louisville, KY 40205
Phone: 502.413.8830 / 866.755.7887
DEAN OF ONLINE STUDIES | DISTINGUISHED LECTURER
Dr. Anthony Piña is Dean of Online Studies for the Sullivan University System and Distinguished Lecturer in the Graduate College. He has both academic and industry experience and has been a professional consultant to Fortune 500 corporations, small businesses, government agencies, university consortia, and the U.S. Military. He has taught at the secondary, community college and university levels and has been on the faculty of the graduate colleges at California State University-San Bernardino, La Sierra University, Northeastern Illinois University and Sullivan University. Tony has also served as a visiting scholar for doctoral dissertations at Capella University and the University of Louisville. Tony has been the Coordinator of Learning Technologies at College of the Desert and Northeastern Illinois University and was technology coordinator for a K-12 charter school. He has received eight national awards in the area of instructional technology.
Tony is the author of the book "Distance Learning and the Institution," co-editor of the upcoming "Real Life Distance Learning," and has published several peer reviewed journal articles and book chapters on instructional technology and distance learning. A sought after speaker, he has delivered over 150 invited presentations--including keynote speeches--at professional conferences across the country. Tony is a Past President of the Division of Distance Learning of the Association for Educational Communications & Technology (AECT) and of the Community College Association for Instruction & Technology and has been a member of the Board of Directors of AECT and has been on the board of directors, advisory boards or editorial boards for K-12 and higher education institutions, professional conferences, and scholarly journals.
Tony received his bachelors and masters degrees from Brigham Young University. He did postgraduate work in educational technology at Arizona State University and completed his doctorate in education, emphasizing leadership and technology, from La Sierra University in California. His research and publications include works on online/distance education, instructional technology, adoption and institutionalization of innovations, training and staff development, non-traditional education, the effects of diploma mills, learning management systems, and academic programs and degrees.
Tony and his wife, Teresa, are the proud parents of four biological and two adopted children. The Piña's are a very musical family who love to sing and play (Tony has been playing guitar for over three decades). They have been living in (and loving) Kentucky since 2008.