Frasciello named assistant dean at University College

Mike Frasciello has been named assistant dean of online learning and information services at University College.

In this role, he provides campuswide leadership in support of Syracuse University online teaching and learning initiatives. This includes working with various departments across campus to research, evaluate, approve, design, develop, implement and assess initiatives and strategies related to all aspects of online teaching and learning. Frasciello also continues to provide leadership in selecting and exploiting business, instructional and information technologies throughout University College’s operations, faculty and student support, information management and communication efforts.

Frasciello joined University College in 2000 as an information architect and technology editor. In 2005, he became director of information and learning systems at the college.

Prior to joining the University, Frasciello worked as a technical communications developer, technology editor and information architect on a wide range of commercial software packages. He has also designed, developed and taught online and resident courses (credit and non-credit) for SU, community colleges and private industry. His articles and technology reviews have appeared in Integrated Online Systems, Catalyst, Information Today, and Academic Exchange. He has also presented his independent research at the Access Conference, the National Online Conference and the E-Learn World Conference.

Frasciello holds a master’s degree from Westminster College and a bachelor of science degree from the University of Maryland. He is also a part-time Ph.D. student in Syracuse University’s Writing Program.