Joe TenBarge has served as Director of Liberal Arts Instructional Technology Services at UT Austin since 1998 and as Assistant Dean for IT and Facilities in the College of Liberal Arts for more than a decade.
TenBarge has led dozens of new building and renovation projects, and he has championed efficiency, cost control, and the full integration of teaching technology in the university’s capital projects. He sits on a number of campus technology policy task groups and has served as chairman of the University Technology Classroom Committee since 2000. He has led the installation of teaching technology in classrooms throughout campus.
As Director of Liberal Arts Instructional Technology Services, TenBarge has assisted faculty in completing over 200 technology projects, ranging from open-source online learning materials to fully realized live online courses. He was a principal architect of the audio and video facilities, which are optimally designed for web broadcasting, podcasting, and a wide range of digital production, and which form the core of the Project 2021 Development Studio.