Instructional Services

DDS Staff Detail

Dr. Jill Phipps

Dr. Jill Phipps

Title: Curriculum Designer
Department: DDS
Office: Leigh Hall 509
Phone: 330-972-2431


Jill has been with The University of Akron since 1998 designing materials for online delivery. She holds a Ph.D. in Education, Curricular and Instructional Studies and a master's in Technical Education, both from The University of Akron. She is also a certified Project Management Professional (PMP). Her bachelor's degree in Business Administration is from Mount Vernon Nazarene College. Jill is currently an ad hoc faculty member for the graduate school and has taught over 100 credit hours using online classrooms to optimize the learning experience for her students. Prior to working for UA, Jill held various positions in secondary, vocational, and adult education in the areas of computer software, marketing, entrepreneurship and business management.