Anne Reed is the founding Director of the Office Micro-credentials at the University at Buffalo (UB).    

She developed a process to propose, review, develop, and implement new micro-credentials at the university. She currently serves on multiple advisory boards, and as co-chair of the leadership team for UPCEA, Council for Credential Innovation. Anne has authored, co-authored, and contributed to numerous articles, book chapters, and reports, including the recently co-authored paper titled Assessment, Credential, or Both? Faculty Design Principles for Micro-Credentials (Discover Education, 2024). She has also served as principal or co-investigator on state and federal grants, including as Co-PI on the National Science Foundation (NSF) Convergence Accelerator project: A Universal Framework of Micro-Credentials for Nation-Wide Employment.