Mike Palmquist

Associate Provost for Instructional Innovation

Kathleen Fairfax

Mike Palmquist is Associate Provost for Instructional Innovation, Professor of English, and University Distinguished Teaching Scholar at Colorado State University, where he supports university-wide efforts to enhance learning and teaching across the disciplines. In his role as Associate Provost, he focuses on the development of interdisciplinary and international programs; the use of digital technologies to enhance teaching, learning, and student success; the development and adoption of open-educational resources; and the advancement of open-access scholarly publishing.

His scholarly interests include writing across the curriculum, the effects of digital technologies on writing instruction, and new approaches to scholarly publishing. He previously served as director of CSU Online (2014-2017), as founding director of the Institute for Learning and Teaching (2006-2014), and as Associate Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning (2009-2014). He has been a member of the faculty at CSU since 1990.