Dr. Darcy W. Hardy | Biography
Dr. Darcy W. Hardy is Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Executive Director of the UT TeleCampus. The UT TeleCampus serves as a portal for students and faculty from UT System institutions to access courses, programs and virtually all services necessary for success when teaching and learning online. The TeleCampus offers over 17 fully online programs and sees approximately 11,000 enrollments annually.

Darcy received her PhD from UT Austin in 1992, and has held or currently holds leadership positions in the Texas Distance Learning Association (TxDLA), the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA), the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Distance Education Advisory Council, the University Continuing Education Association (UCEA), and the Western Cooperative for Educational Telecommunications (WCET).

Recently, Darcy received the Mildred and Charles Wedemeyer Outstanding Distance Learning Practitioner Award in Madison, Wisconsin (2006), was inducted into the Texas Distance Learning Association Hall of Fame (2006) and received the WCET Richard Jonsen Award (2005). Her most recent publication, Dancing on the Glass Ceiling: Women, Leadership and Technology, which she co-edited with Don Olcott, received the 2005 Charles Wedemeyer Publication Award from UCEA, and in 2003, she received the Gayle B. Childs Award also from UCEA. She is currently the Interviews Editor for The American Journal of Distance Education.