Rick Bebout heads the technological components of the West Virginia University (WVU) integrated marketing communications (IMC) program. He is responsible for supporting the technology needs of the IMC program, the IMC Web site and assisting IMC faculty in the development and maintenance of their online courses.
Prior to joining the IMC administrative team, Bebout spent five years working in the Office of Information Technology at WVU as a senior information technology consultant, and most recently as a professional technologist. Along with his IMC technology duties, Bebout has worked as an adjunct professor with the WVU Reed College of Media since 2002. He holds an Master of Science in journalism (2000) and a Bachelor of Arts in English (1997), both from WVU.
Bebout is a two-time recipient of both the Reed College of Media’s Golden Quill Award for Outstanding Teaching (2010, 2013) and WVU Academic Innovation’s eCampus Point of Contact of the Year (2010, 2012) award.