Bruce Stetar

Adjunct, Gardner-Webb University
Bruce Stetar

Bruce Stetar

Adjunct, Gardner-Webb University
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b.stetar@snhu.edu

Biography

Dr. Bruce Stetar has over 25 years of experience as an educator, filling roles in both the teaching and administration areas across a range of academic programs and divisions in the fields of Business, IT and Applied Communications. His academic disciplines are management and leadership, and his current research is on student core values as motivators. Dr. Stetar has also presented at numerous conferences on topics including embedding accreditation in your institution, the future of education, online education, outcomes assessment, closing the loop on quality improvement, and the writing of accreditation reports. He is currently seeking new challenges and opportunities. His last post was filling a leadership role as the Senior Executive Director of Business Programs at Southern New Hampshire University’s, College of Online and Continuing Education, which offers over 200 programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels catering to over 85,000 students in an online environment. Prior to entering academics, Dr. Stetar had successful careers in various businesses, working for over fifteen years in the construction, finance and oil industries. Previously, Dr. Stetar was with the Higher Colleges of Technology in the UAE, where for 16 years he filled a number of leadership roles including the Associate Academic Dean of Business Programs. During that time he led, or co-led, the redevelopment of all of the programs across three academic divisions (Business, IT and Applied Media). Dr. Stetar has also been involved with the ACBSP since 2005 and is currently a member of its Accreditation Governance Board and its Baccalaureate/Graduate Board of Commissioners. He is also a past member of its Board of Directors and a past President of Region 8. He has chaired/served on numerous Accreditation Teams, and has mentored multiple schools through the ACBSP accreditation process.

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