Katie Buvoltz, PhD

Associate Professor and Associate Director of Faculty Support and Development, School of Education

Katie Buvoltz, PhD photo

Contact: kbuvoltz@ncu.edu

Areas of Expertise:

  • Adult Education
  • Distance Education
  • Organizational Development
  • Training & Development


  • PhD, Regent University: Organizational Leadership; Human Resources Development
  • MBA, Regis University: Business Administration
  • BS, Houghton College: Organizational Management


  • Exploring Constructivist Leadership Resistance to Online Learning in a Liberal Arts Institute of Undergraduate Higher Education

Selected Publications and Professional Activities:

  • Presentation “Accelerated Learning 101” Commission for Accelerated Programs National Conference, 2014
  • Presentation “Case Study: Dissolving Faculty Resistance to Online Learning One Traditional Value at a Time” Commission for Accelerated Programs National Conference, 2011  
  • Buvoltz, K. A., Powell, F. J., Solan, A. M., Longbotham, G. J. Exploring emotional intelligence, learner autonomy, and retention in an accelerated undergraduate degree completion program. New Horizons in Adult Education and Human Resources Development, 22(3/4), 26-43, 2008
  • Presentation “A Self-Directed Learning Initiative in an Accelerated Degree Completion Program”
  • 21st International Self-Directed Learning Symposium, 2007
  • Buvoltz, K. A. (2006). The influence and theoretical application of individualized consideration on Alderfer’s ERG theory. Proceedings of the American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences Track Section of Management, 2006

Selected Professional Experience:

  • Higher education consultant
  • Adult higher education administrator
  • Online instruction and course development designer
  • Human resources: recruitment and training & development professional