Gerald Rhead, M.A.

Head of Academic Entrepreneurship

Jerry Rhead (he/him) is an experienced academic entrepreneur and an idea-to-reality facilitator. Driven by human-centered and inclusive design and inquiry processes, he takes pride in helping people see what is possible and working collaboratively to chart a course of action to get there.

As the Director of Academic Entrepreneurship for MSU’s Center for Teaching and Learning Innovation, he strives to develop new learning engagements that are learner-centered.

In addition to his primary job functions, Jerry has been recognized by the City of East Lansing with a special recognition Crystal Award for his contributions to East Lansing youth by coaching baseball and basketball over the last 20 years. He has also received the National University Technology Network J.O. Grantham Award for his leadership and service in online and continuing education.

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