Staff Bio

Shannon Riggs

Executive Director - Course Development and Learning Innovation

Department: OSU Extended Campus
Office: 4943 The Valley Library
Phone: 541-737-2613

 Shannon Riggs currently serves as Executive Director for the Division of Extended Campus at Oregon State University. In this role, she supports Oregon State’s land grant mission by providing leadership and direction for course development and learning innovation throughout the division, for both credit and non-credit learners. She directly oversees several units in Extended Campus, including the Ecampus Course Development and Training unit, the Ecampus Research Unit, Open Oregon State, and Professional and Continuing Education.

Since coming to Extended Campus in 2011, Riggs has served as an instructional designer, as Director of the Ecampus Course Development and Training unit, and on the University’s Faculty Senate and several of its subcommittees. Active nationally in the field of online and continuing education, Riggs regularly presents at conferences and has written for publication about online course development, faculty development, leadership, and innovation. She is currently serving a three-year elected position for the Quality Matters Instructional Design Association leadership team.

Shannon earned her BA in English at Oregon State University, and her MA in Professional Writing from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA.

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