Elizabeth Ciabocchi, Ed.D.
Vice Provost for Digital Learning/Executive Director of Online Learning & Services
Office of the Provost
Newman Hall, Room 229
Elizabeth (Liz) Ciabocchi currently serves as Vice Provost for Digital Learning and Executive Director of Online Learning & Services at St. John’s University. From 2002-2014, Ciabocchi served in the Office of Academic Affairs at Long Island University, most recently as Associate Vice President for Online Learning (2013-2014). She also served as Academic Dean, Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, New York Campus (2001-2002), and as a faculty member and administrator at the New York College for Health Professions in Syosset, N.Y. (1993-2001). Ciabocchi holds an Ed.D. in Higher & Postsecondary Education from Teachers College, Columbia University, a D.C. from New York Chiropractic College, and a B.S. in Biology from the University of Scranton. She also holds an Online Learning Consortium (OLC) Teaching Certificate (Administrative Track) and completed the OLC Institute for Engaged Leadership in Online Learning (IELOL) in 2010. She was elected a Fellow of the OLC in 2015.
In her current role at St. John’s, Ciabocchi leads the Office of the Provost’s academic initiatives in the development of digital learning strategies and programs of study offered in fully online and hybrid formats. In addition, she provides leadership in the use of technology associated with on-campus instruction, oversees the Office of Online Learning & Services, and serves as co-chair of the University Assessment Committee as well as other university-wide committees. An active member of the higher education professional community, Ciabocchi also serves as a site team evaluator for the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (2013-present); a member of the Board of Directors of OLC (2016-2018), and institutional liaison to the American Council on Education (ACE) Women’s Network of New York. She currently resides with her family in Long Island, New York. Her two children are her proudest accomplishment.