- Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU)
DIANNA ZEH RUST, EdD, has more than 20 years of experience in continuing higher education, adult degree programming, teaching, and program coordination. She currently serves as Associate Professor in University College and as Program Coordinator for the Bachelor of Integrated Studies, Bachelor of Science in Liberal Studies, and Professional Studies at Middle Tennessee State University. As Program Coordinator, she oversees mentoring and observation of instructors who are teaching departmental courses in the major. She has instructed online courses as well as on-ground classes. Her teaching and research interests include: interdisciplinary studies, distance learning, effective instructional and retention strategies, and prior learning assessment. She earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Mass Communication from Middle Tennessee State University an EdD at Tennessee State University.