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About OAI

Welcome to the PSU Office of Academic Innovation! This new office replaces the Center for Academic Excellence and the Center for Online Learning.

The Office of Academic Innovation (OAI) provides leadership and support for campus activities that explore and promote excellence in teaching and learning, innovative curricular technology use, and community based learning. We support campus initiatives that respond to changing curricular and educational delivery models, improve student success, and value the importance of teaching, learning and assessment.

OAI officially came into being on June 3, 2013 when Faculty Senate approved its creation following an extensive consultation process with faculty and staff across the institution. The new office, under the direction of Vice Provost, Sukhwant Jhaj and Directors Johannes de Gruyter and Janelle Voegele, provides leadership, provides leadership and support for campus activities that explore and promote excellence in teaching and learning, innovative curricular technology use, and community based learning. We support campus initiatives that respond to changing curricular and educational delivery models, improve student success, and value the importance of teaching, learning and assessment. Visit us in SMSU 209 mezzanine, or call 503-725-5642.