Dr. Donna G. Wood
Dr. Donna Wood is Vice President for Academic Success at Northeast Lakeview College. With eighteen years in higher education at four colleges/universities in three different states, Dr. Wood has served students, faculty, and staff as tenured faculty member and academic administrator at Northeastern State University, Lewis University, Northwest Arkansas Community College, Tulsa Community College, and now, Northeast Lakeview College. She was the founding director of the Center for Teaching and Learning at NSU. Other academic administrative positions have included Associate Provost for Teaching and Learning at Lewis University in Illinois, Associate Vice President for Global Business Development and Dean of Business at Northwest Arkansas Community College, and Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs at Tulsa Community College.
Wood received her doctorate from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville in Human Resource Development and her Master’s and Bachelor’s in Business Education from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville and the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.
During her lifelong tenure as educator Wood has received teaching excellence awards through the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education for Instructional Technology; the Boyer Award for Teaching Excellence, and the Teaching Excellence Award for Technology in Teaching. Her professional contributions include being a reviewer for the Higher Learning Commission, Academic Quality Improvement Program, as well as an HLC Specialized Reviewer which has given her insight into the systemic planning and quality improvement processes for many higher education institutions for over 14 years. She has led the academic assessment process for two institutions and served on the leadership team for academic assessment for two institutions. Of the four, Wood led the Learning Effectiveness Committee which developed the academic assessment plan for Tulsa Community College from its inception. She has served on the Single Parent Scholarship Board of Northwest Arkansas, the Global Business Development Center Board of NWACC, the Tulsa Area Workforce Investment Board, and the Oklahoma Chapter of Alzheimer’s Association.