This week, we’re bringing you a faculty profile of Ruth Best, Academic Dean of Instruction Design & Faculty Development and Assistant Professor of Business Administration & General Education.


ABD, Teacher Leadership – Walden University

MBA. Financial Management – Pace University

MSc. Education – City College

BSc. Business – Concordia College

AOS. Accounting & Business Administration – The College of Westchester

 What she’s teaching this term:

GEN157 Statistics. In addition to teaching, other responsibilities include training, mentoring, and supervising faculty.

Her philosophy on online education:

Online education is an effective means of delivering  instruction virtually; where academically rigorous and accessible learning opportunities are created for a diverse group of learners.

Where she sees the online division going:

Over the next few years, I see CW’s Online Division expanding in terms of  geographic reach and  program offerings.