Dr. Michael Moore has devoted most of his life to improving the lives of others. Presently, his driving passion is to broaden access to high-quality, affordable and workforce-relevant educational opportunities for adult learners. His experience in building, launching and managing innovative online degree programs has provided opportunities for students to realize their academic dreams. As a first-generation college student, he appreciates the transformative power of a college education and strives to provide that opportunity to others. Dr. Moore is currently responsible for leading the University of Arkansas System eVersity, a 100 percent-online institution that he designed and launched in 2015. With a focus on innovative teaching strategies that provide learner-centered support, eVersity works to eliminate barriers to success from application to graduation.
Dr. Moore, vice president for academic affairs for the University of Arkansas System, also serves as the chief academic/operating officer for eVersity. He earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from Washburn University and a master’s and doctorate in political science from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.