Lynn Wild, PhD
Associate Provost for Faculty Development and The Wallace Center

Lynn Wild, Associate Provost for Faculty Development and The Wallace Center

Lynn Wild has oversight for RIT Libraries (Cary Graphic Arts Collection and Archive Collections); Faculty Career Development (New Faculty Orientation, Institute Mentoring and Academic Leadership, faculty grant programs); and the RIT Press.

Wild's experience in higher education includes the development of teaching and learning centers at RIT, Rutgers University and Buffalo State College. Her 20 years of experience in faculty development is complemented by 15 years in director-level management positions in education and corporate environments.

Wild holds a Ph.D. in education from the University of Pittsburgh. She earned her bachelor's degree in English education from Buffalo State College and her master's in educational communication at the State University of New York at Buffalo. She currently teaches several online courses through RIT's School of Individualized Study.

Anne Marie Canale, MS
Faculty Career Development Consultant

Anne Marie Canale, Faculty Career Development Consultant, The Wallace Center

Anne Marie Canale is responsible for working with the Faculty Career Development Services (FCDS) team in the research, design and development of a continuum of faculty programs and services for all RIT faculty.

Canale began her career at RIT as an instructional design consultant in Teaching and Learning Services before joining the FCDS team. She served on the College-wide Strategic Plan 2015-2020 task force, and currently serves on the Provost’s Task Force on unconscious bias.

She is also an adjunct faculty member in both the School of Individualized Studies and the College of Applied Science and Technology teaching courses in project management, team building for leaders, and training design.

Canale holds a master of science in curriculum development and instructional technology from the University at Albany (SUNY); a Project Management Advanced Certificate from RIT; and a bachelor of science in communication studies from The College at Brockport (SUNY). She has also completed post-master’s course work at University at Buffalo’s Center for Continuing Professional Education (CCPE) on Web 2.0 and social media and at SUNY IT on Computer Supported Collaborative Work (CSCW).

Cheryl Herdklotz, PhD
Senior Faculty Career Development Consultant

Cheryl A. Herdklotz, PhD, Senior Faculty Career Development Consultant, Faculty Career Development Services, The Wallace Center

Cheryl Herdklotz is part of the Faculty Career Development Services (FCDS) team in the research, design and development of a continuum of faculty programs and services for all RIT faculty. Upon starting her career at RIT, Herdklotz joined Instructional Media Services as a Media Specialist. She became Media Coordinator and Assistant Director of Media Services before transitioning to the RIT office of Online Learning where she handled copyright permissions and course materials distribution for faculty teaching online. She also directed the Teaching Learning and Scholarship Services unit and the Scholarly Publishing Studio before joining the Faculty Career Development Services team.

Cheryl received her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Nazareth College of Rochester before moving into the field of Library Science. She earned her MLS from SUNY Geneseo and was awarded a Graduate Teaching Assistantship for the University of Wisconsin-Madison to pursue studies in the area of Curriculum and Instruction. While at the UW, Herdklotz taught classes in Library Media Management and Media Production. She earned her PhD in Curriculum and Instruction with a minor in Library Management. Before joining RIT, she worked for seven years at the Rochester Public Library in the areas of acquisitions and circulation including a research project on neighborhood library usage. She also served as Acting Director of Chili Public Library.

Herdklotz serves as a member of the Provost’s Deaf Access Committee, and in 2008-09 she was awarded the Ronald D. Dodge Memorial Grant for “Online Caption Error-Reporting System” for the National Technical Institute of the Deaf (NTID).

Outside of RIT, her personal interests include euchre, bowling, softball, and swimming.