Professor Jeff Grabill

Job title
Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Student Education


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Professor Jeff Grabill leads our overall education strategy, ensuring the University attracts, excites and retains high-quality students from a wide range of backgrounds.

His brief includes implementing innovative measures to ensure that students benefit from an outstanding education and excellent all-round experience, widening participation, promoting teaching excellence and innovation, and further boosting the employability of the University’s students.

He is the Executive sponsor of the Delivering a Sustainable Curriculum principle of the University's Climate Plan.
Prior to joining the University of Leeds, Professor Grabill was at Michigan State University (MSU) in the United States for nearly 20 years as the Associate Provost for Teaching, Learning, and Technology. As Director of the Hub for Innovation in Learning and Technology, he was responsible for facilitating innovation in learning and educator professional development.

As professor of rhetoric and professional writing, his research focuses on how digital writing is associated with citizenship and learning. He is also co-founder of Drawbridge Incorporated, an educational technology company.