Dr. Julia Spears

Assistant Provost of Online Education and Certification


Julia Spears has oversight for online education, the Design Center, microcredentials and certification. She is the campus coordinator for Quality Matters (QM), State Authorization Network (SAN) and the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission Virtual Learning Network (WVVLN). She also serves on the Strategic Enrollment Management committee to support a comprehensive vision for online students . As a Certified Practitioner of Human-Centered Design, she will use design thinking strategies to shape the future direction of Marshall’s online programs. She loves baking, her dog Halo, and spending time with her family, Christian, Rainier, Kai and Skyla. 

Online Education
Marshall Skills Exchange
Online Student Recruitment
College Innovation Network
Industry Partnerships