Carol A. Twigg
President and CEO

Higher Ed

  • Costs
  • Technology and learning

Carol A. Twigg is president and CEO of the National Center for Academic Transformation. NCAT serves as a resource for colleges and universities, providing leadership in how effective use of information technology can improve student learning while reducing instructional costs. A widely published writer and a sought-after speaker, she is seen as an authority on how information technology can be used to transform teaching and learning. In 1995, Newsweek named her one of the 50 most influential thinkers in the information revolution, and in 2010, she was named one of the 100 Most Creative People in Business by Fast Company magazine. She is received the prestigious McGraw Prize in Education in 2003, the Virginia B. Smith Innovative Leadership Award in 2007, and the O’Banion Prize for Excellence in Education in 2009. Twigg received her bachelor’s degree from the College of William and Mary and a doctorate in English literature from the State University of New York at Buffalo.