Dr. Reggie Smith, III
Dr. Smith is a recognized authority on media and telecommunications. As the first African-American President and then Chairman of the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) in 2009 and 2010 respectively, he has been recognized for his distinguished service in supporting distance learning. He has been featured and profiled in several magazines, newspapers, and television/multimedia programs reaching an audience of millions to include C-SPAN, Black Enterprise, Diverse Issues in Higher Education, USA Today, Year in Computing, Education Week, eLearn,Videoconferencing Insight, e-Learning, Profiles, the Achiever, the Washington Sun, the Root, U.S. Black Engineer and Information Technology and Teleconference magazine.
Dr. Smith received his B.S. in English Communications from Lincoln University in PA, his M.A. in International Management from the University of Maryland University College, and his Ph.D. in Education from Capella University.