Phil Regier, PhD, is university dean for educational initiatives and CEO of EdPlus at Arizona State University. Regier is responsible for expanding the university’s digital immersion programs and extending online learning and teaching globally. Under his direction, ASU Online has grown from 400 to nearly 22,000 students and from six to more than 100 degree programs. Dean Regier previously served as executive dean at the W. P. Carey School of Business at ASU. He is also an accounting faculty member and has published research on postretirement benefits, corporate restructuring and market-based accounting. Dean Regier earned his undergraduate degree in philosophy and mathematics from St. John’s College and his PhD in accountancy from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.