Office of Digital and Online Learning

Welcome to the Office of Digital and Online Learning!

The Office of Digital & Online Learning was made possible in part by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in support of a Digital Learning Infrastructure and Knowledge Sharing Support grant. This office is charged with the following:

  • Centralize the university’s digital and online learning strategy.
  • Coordinate matters pertaining to online course and degree program development.
  • Oversee the selection and implementation of university digital learning tools.
  • Facilitates the sustainability of the digital learning infrastructure that supports the Howard University’s strategic plan.


The mission of the Office of Digital and Online Learning is to develop and facilitate a digital learning infrastructure that provides exceptional digital learning experiences, ultimately producing distinguished and compassionate leaders who impact the world.



The vision of the Office of Digital and Online Learning is to expand Howard University’s reach by providing exemplary digital learning experiences that align with and support the Howard Forward Strategic Plan.

Morris Thomas, Ph.D., PMP
Assistant Provost for Digital and Online Learning
and Director of CETLA

Jarvis P. Gause, Ed.D.
Coordinator of Digital and Online Learning

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