Karen Vignare

Exec Dir, PLC

Dr. Karen Vignare is a strategic innovator who has been leveraging emerging technologies to improve access, success, and flexibility within higher education for over 20 years.
Dr. Karen Vignare currently serves as the Executive Director of the Personalized Learning Consortium (PLC) at the Association of Public and Land Grant Universities. The PLC’s mission is to support public universities as they rapidly infuse technology that supports improved student learning, retention and graduation.
Karen leads the adoption of adaptive courseware into early college courses to improve pedagogy and student success. The adaptive courseware project is focused on scaling across introductory courses to leverage technology that allows faculty to then change pedagogy in the classroom as needed. Previous to APLU, she worked for multiple public & private universities always focused on leveraging technology to improve student access and success.

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