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Liv Gjestvang

The Ohio State University
Associate Vice President, Learning Technology
Liv Gjestvang, Associate Vice President for Learning Technology at Ohio State University, is committed to supporting diverse and innovative teams in the development of engaging and life-changing learning experiences for students of all ages.

Her work is centered around student access and success, with teams leading enterprise learning tools, classroom technology, and innovative teaching, as well as Ohio State’s Digital Flagship initiative, providing free technology and coding curriculum to all undergraduates and the Affordable Learning Exchange, which has saved students $10 million in course content. She co-authored College Ready Ohio, a $13.5 million grant from the Ohio Department of Education to support college readiness for high school students. Recently, Liv worked with clinicians, developers and students, in partnership with Apple, to build Ohio State: Wellness, an app connecting the OSU community with resources for mental health and wellness.

Liv has served as faculty and co-director for the Educause Learning Technology Leadership Institute and is on the Unizin board and Big Ten Learning Technology Leaders committee. She was recipient of Ohio State’s 2014 Distinguished Staff award, the 2015 President & Provost Council on Women’s Glass Breakers Award, and the 2017 Educause Rising Star award. She has written and presented about community media, social justice, college affordability, and transformative leadership across the US.