Recently retired (June 2023) as Provost and Senior Vice President for the University of Arizona
Global Campus (UAGC), Dr. Sarah B. Steinberg, was the Chief Academic Officer and senior
strategic leader with a focus in a variety of areas related to innovation in online education.
Retention and degree completion, workforce development, national and international academic
programming, and the intersection of technology and education remain at the forefront of her
interests in synchronous/asynchronous adult education. She currently holds the honorary title of
Provost Emeritus UAGC.
Presently, Sarah is an advisor to university presidents and other senior leaders on strategic
planning issues related to the rapidly expanding field of post-traditional adult education. She also works with edtech firms in the higher ed eco-system, advising on strategies to effectively create partnerships with universities and colleges domestically and internationally. Prior to her service at UAGC, Sarah served in a number of leadership roles at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore for 20 years, including Executive Vice Provost for Online and Graduate Part-time Education. Additionally, Sarah founded a nationally recognized higher education consulting firm, Frogstone Strategies, specializing in advising leaders in adult and online professional and continuing education.
Sarah received her B.S. and Master’s in Civil Engineering from Cornell University, an MBA in
Finance and Marketing from Northwestern University, and a Doctorate in Higher Education
Management from the University of Pennsylvania.