Michelle Kruse-Crocker (Ph.D., University of Denver) is the Interim Associate Dean of Academic Affairs for the University of Denver’s University College. She also holds a teaching faculty position at University College. Her expertise is in online education, faculty development, adult learning theory, curriculum development, and higher education administration. She uses her experience from exercise science and health behavior change coaching in the classroom to bring out the best in her students’ work. Michelle has over 20 years of teaching experience and understands that every student is unique and can be successful with the right support, feedback, and motivation.