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(Last updated:  8/1/13)

University of Nebraska at Omaha

Distance Education Advisory Council

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POSITION MEMBERS TERMS
1
Dean Joseph D. Boocker  
2
Faculty (Dir. of Distance Ed Program) - Chosen by A&S Dean Joan Bell  
3
Faculty - Chosen by CFAM Dean Art Homer  
4
Faculty (Dir. of Distance Ed Program) - Chosen by CFAM Dean " "  
5
Faculty - Chosen by CBA Dean Lynn Harland  
6
Faculty (Dir. of Distance Ed Program) - Chosen by CBA Dean TBD  
7
Faculty - Chosen by ED Dean David Conway  
8
Faculty (Dir. of Distance Ed Program) - Chosen by ED Dean Rebecca Pasco  
9
Faculty - Chosen by IS&T Dean Peter Wolcott  
10
Faculty (Dir. of Distance Ed Program) - Chosen by IS&T Dean Leah Pietron  
11
Faculty - Chosen by CPACS Dean Ethel Williams  
12
Faculty (Dir. of Distance Ed Program) - Chosen by CPACS Dean Candice Batton  
13
Faculty - Chosen by Library Dean Linda Parker  
14
Faculty - Chosen by International Studies Dean Rami Arav  
15
Faculty - Chosen by Grad Studies Dean TBD  
16
Faculty -Chosen by UNO Faculty Senate Mary Ann Powell 8/1/11-7/31/14 (R4015)
17
Faculty -Chosen by UNO Faculty Senate Gregory Morin 8/1/13-7/31/16 (R4095-j)
18
Distance Ed Coordinating Council Faculty Rep. Karen Hein  
19
Student - Selected by Student Senate Jared Davis  
20
Distance Ed Student - selected by Div. of Continuing Studies    
21
Coordinator of Online BGS programs David Cassidy  
22
Coordinator of CFAM DE Chantell Crockett  
23
Coordinator of the MPA Program Megan Vangelder  
24
Directors of new DE programs Theresa Barron-McKeagney  
25
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Pelema Morrice  

Governance:

Charge: The University Distance Education Advisory Council shall be responsible for reviewing and recommending the policies, procedures, infrastructure and strategic planning for distance education. The purview of the Council shall include evaluating the level of support services available to students, faculty, and staff involved in distance education; evaluating instructional technology capabilities; recommending resources and support services; providing input on the campus distance education strategic and operational plans and providing representatives on intercampus committees involved in planning, reviewing and recommending distance education policies and services.

The Committee shall advise the Associate Vice Chancellor for Technology on distance education issues and report its deliberations to the Chancellor. The minutes will go to the Office of the Chancellor and the Faculty Senate Committee on Educational Resources and Services, as well as an annual report due June 30.

Membership: The Committee consists of 29 members: two faculty selected by the dean from each academic college, one being a director of a distance education program; I faculty representative selected by the deans of Library, International Studies and Graduate Studies, 2 faculty selected by Faculty Senate, the campus' Distance Education Coordinating Council faculty representative, 2 students, 1 selected by the Student Senate and one distance education student selected by the Division of Continuing Studies, 5 staff or administrators, and 4 ex-officio members.

Of the 5 staff/administrative members, 1 is selected by the Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs, 1 by the Registrar, 1 by the Vice Chancellor for Business and Finance, the campus assessment coordinator and the coordinator of the Division of Continuing Studies Offutt division.

The Associate Vice Chancellor for Technology, Director of Academic Information Services, Manager of Distance Education and Academic Partnership for Instruction and the Director of the Division of Continuing shall serve as ex-officio members, without vote.

Faculty, staff, and administrators serve 3-year, rotating terms. Students serve 1-year terms, renewable with the concurrence of the chair. Appointments become effective August 1. Terms of replacements, if needed, coincide with those of the original appointees.

Structure: The Director of Academic Information Services shall serve as chair. The Council will meet once each semester during the academic year, and other times as necessary.


Resolutions:

Resolution 4095, 5/8/13: University Committees Resolution (a-j)

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following be appointed to University Committees as designated:

j. University Council on Distance Education

BE IT RESOLVED , that the following name go forward as one three-year appointment from 08/01/13, through 07/31/16, to the University Council on Distance Education, to replace Amanda Randall:

  Gregory Morin.


RESOLUTION 4015, 10/12/11 : University Council on Distance Education

BE IT RESOLVED , that the following two names go forward as one three-year appointment from 08/01/11, through 07/31/14, and one two-year appointment, 08/01/11, through /7/31/13 (to stagger term endings), to the University Council on Distance Education, to replace Rami Arav and Nora Hillyer:

Mary Ann Powell (8/1/11-7/31/14)
Amanda Randall (8/1/11-7/31/13).


Resolution 2919, 5/14/08: University Committees

k. University Council on Distance Education

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following two names go forward as one three-year appointment from 08/01/08, through 07/31/11, and one two-year appointment, 08/01/08, through 07/31/10 (to stagger term endings), to the University Council on Distance Education:
  • Rami Arav, (08/01/08-07/31/11)
  • Nora Hillyer, (08/01/08-07/31/10).