Dr. Ed Cabellon

Senior Student Affairs Leader in Bridgewater, MA

Dr. Ed Cabellon is a senior student affairs leader, internationally recognized as an experienced digital technology educator catalyzing change throughout higher education. He has nearly 20 years of progressive experience in Higher Education administration currently serves as the Assistant to the Vice President of Student Affairs at Bridgewater State University. The focuses of his work at BSU are around student technology integration, strategic marketing & communication efforts, & management of divisional budgets. His research interests include digital technology use by student affairs administrators in higher education. He serves as Co-Chair of ACPA's Presidential Task Force on Digital Technology in Higher Education.

Ed connects on social media to create and sustain learning communities, specifically through his website, which was named one of the “Top 50 Must Read Higher Education Technology Blogs” by Ed Tech: Focus on Higher Education in 2012, 2013, & 2014. He also created the first ever Student Affairs Technology UnConference, hosted by Boston University, and expanded the model to ten locations across the US & Canada; featured in Fast Company and Slideshare; cited in books & articles, and named on the Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Technology Innovators” List.

Since 2007, Ed has spoken at over 75 universities & associations including the University of Kentucky, the University of Arizona, the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA), College Student Educators International (ACPA), EDUCAUSE, the Auxiliary Organizations Association, and South by Southwest Education and Interactive.

Ed believes that understanding one's digital identity and gaining fluency in technology should be part of the core curriculum in a 21st century Liberal Arts education; that every enrolled college student should have access to high speed internet while matriculated; and that the most powerful learning happens when it is peer-peer.

  • Work
    • Bridgewater State University
  • Education
    • Stonehill College