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Our Team

About this Page

Camaraderie and relationships are highly important to our team.  We support each others in various ways so that we can give the Graduate School the best we have to offer.  As you get familiar with your role at the Graduate School, we hope you will use your team members to help you feel more confident in your work.

On this page, you will be introduced to the

  • Instructional Designer and Educational Technologist

  • staff and faculty that you are available to assist you

Your Support Team

Instructional Designer and Educational Technologist

Dr. Ginger Howell

Ginger Howell, PhD

Instructional Designer/Educational Technologist


Phone: (651) 359-2164  x2164

Faculty can contact Ginger for assistance with design, course prep, technology issues, and training.  Please email to arrange an appointment to meet via phone or video conference if needed. Ginger can assist students during weekdays, evenings, and weekends.


Dr. Ginger Howell has been working for the Graduate School since 2014. She works remotely from Arkansas (Central time zone). Her job responsibilities include:

  • Working with content experts to create brain-based courses

  • Helping instructors prep and review courses each semester

  • Onboarding staff and faculty

  • Ensuring the quality of online courses

  • Increasing accessibility of online courses

  • Maintaining the support site

  • Provide technical assistance

  • Train students, staff, and faculty on technology, Populi, and teaching skills

Faculty and Staff

There may be a point in time when you wonder whom you should contact about a concern or question.  Please click the arrows to meet our faculty and staff and to understand their roles at the Graduate School. 

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