Susan Whitmer

Susan Whitmer has over twenty-five years of experience in designing environments for offices, healthcare, and education. As a member of the Education Solutions team at Herman Miller, Inc., Susan manages industry-leading applied research focusing on the trends, challenges and opportunities that impact the future of learning and learning space design. Susan is a licensed interior designer, earning her undergraduate degree in Design from Ringling College. She holds a Masters of Business Degree from Brenau University and a Masters of Science Degree in Accessibility and Inclusive Design from the University of Salford in the United Kingdom. Susan has co-authored several articles on learning spaces and in March 2009 was published in the international architectural journal, Open House International. Her affiliations include PKAL Learning Spaces Collaboratory, where she serves a leadership role as a steering committee member; the Society of College and University Planners (SCUP), where she serves on the Professional Development Committee; and the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) EDUCAUSE, where she is a member of the Learning Space Design Constituency Group.