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Academic Program Development and Innovation

The Office of Academic Program Development and Innovation (APDI) works collaboratively with administration, faculty and staff to optimize new program development processes, promote innovative initiatives and provide leadership for Butler online learning initiatives.

  • We are dedicated to streamlining processes and eliminating organizational and administrative barriers to create new undergraduate, graduate and non-degree for credit certificate programs.
  • We provide strategic leadership and support for Butler’s growing online learning initiative, providing consulting, research, strategies, training and promotion of best practices for online infrastructure, design, teaching, and assessment.
  • We create and nurture partnerships within Butler and the broader community to promote creative engagement in sustainable innovation with faculty, staff, students.


Contact your APDI liaison to discuss your project:

Erin Vincent ( or 317-940-4663)

Mary Hinds ( or 317-940-6313)​