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Dr. Bouchey is Chief Officer of Professional and Continuing Education (PACE) at University of Vermont.  As one of the longest-standing PACE units in higher education, the team serves the institution offering high-quality online and hybrid non- and degree offerings in collaboration with the university’s academic units and institutes, workforce development, and lifelong learning opportunities to Vermont residents and beyond.  She was most previously Associate Professor and Vice Provost of Digital Strategy and Operations at National Louis University where she was responsible for standards of quality and service for online programming across the institution, alternative graduation pathways, learning experience design, and academic innovation, overall. 


Dr. Bouchey has enjoyed a long history in higher education leadership serving in roles at smaller institutions ranging from vice president, provost, and dean, to one of her most cherished roles as faculty member.  In the years leading up to her tenure in higher education, Dr. Bouchey worked for and led several high-tech start-up firms in Upstate New York.  

She is known for combining her deep understanding of pedagogy with caring, hands-on leadership of students, faculty and staff.    Dr. Bouchey holds a B.A. in Psychology from the University at Albany, an M.B.A. from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, a Micromasters in Instructional Design & Technology from University of Maryland Global, and a Doctorate in Education (Ed.D.) from Northeastern University.  

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Evolution, maturation, and revolution in online education

Northeastern University

  • Doctor of Education, Higher Ed Administration
  • 2009 – 2016

    • Research Topic: Human Resource Professionals Perceptions on For-Profit Education

Implicit social cognition in the workplace

Higher education innovation 

University of Maryland Global

  • Micromasters, Instructional Design & Technology 

  • 2020 -- 2023

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

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