Tracey J. Beckley is the assistant provost for teaching and learning at WVU and provides direct leadership of the Teaching and Learning Commons. In this role, she contributes visionary, collaborative leadership for the instructional teaching and learning mission of the University, ensuring innovative, high-quality educational opportunities for a diverse student body.
A native of Fairmont, WV, Beckley graduated from Princeton University with an A.B. degree in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and from Carnegie Mellon University with a master’s in Public Management and Information Systems. She earned her doctorate in Instructional Design and Technology from WVU.
Prior to joining WVU, Beckley worked at Allegheny Power for 10 years, where she served in several adult education and customer service leadership positions, including general manager of call operations. She is a Harry S. Truman Scholar and received the West Virginia Exemplary Teaching and Leadership Award for her work in the public sector. Beckley is also a graduate of the Educause Learning Technology Leadership Institute. Her specific research interests include customer satisfaction, adult learning theory, instructional design and Six Sigma.