Portrait of Gloria Niles

Dr. Gloria Niles

Director of Distance Education, University of Hawai’i West O’ahu

Gloria is an enthusiastic educator devoted to advancing teaching and learning with technology. She has had experience with online learning as a student, instructor, designer, and administrator, and she brings over 25 years of experience in various levels of education. By earning a Doctor of Chiropractic degree with post-doctoral training in Neurology, and a Ph.D. in Special Education Leadership, Gloria has unique expertise and a passion for promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion for Neurodiverse learners in higher education, particularly in the online learning environment. Currently, she serves as the Director of Distance Education and the Coordinator of the Office of Professional Development and Academic Support for the University of Hawai’i-West O’ahu.