hutchinsonPaul “Hutch” Hutchinson is the Coordinator of Experience-Based Training at the Questrom School of Business at Boston University.  He has been combining adventure education and higher education since 1996. He started working for the Gettysburg Recreational Adventure Board (GRAB) at Gettysburg College before earning a Master of Science degree in Experiential Education at Minnesota State University-Mankato. At Lynchburg College, he expanded the outdoor leadership program to include backpacking, rock climbing, horizontal caving, vertical caving, and canoeing, as well as creating an academic minor in Outdoor Recreation. In 2005, Hutch came to Boston University’s Sargent Center for Outdoor Education to create new adventure-based leadership programs for college students at BU and other New England universities. He now directs Boston University Experiential Education at Metropolitan College and teaches Organizational Behavior in BU’s School of Management. In pursuit of his PhD in American and New England Studies at Boston University, Hutch has been researching the history and importance of outdoor education in American Culture.