Distance Education Advisory Council
About the Council
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.
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.
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.
Joseph D. Boocker
Faculty (Dir. of Distance Ed Program) - Chosen by A&S Dean
Faculty - Chosen by CFAM Dean
Faculty (Dir. of Distance Ed Program) - Chosen by CFAM Dean
Faculty - Chosen by CBA Dean
Faculty (Dir. of Distance Ed Program) - Chosen by CBA Dean
Faculty - Chosen by ED Dean
Faculty (Dir. of Distance Ed Program) - Chosen by ED Dean
Faculty - Chosen by IS&T Dean
Faculty (Dir. of Distance Ed Program) - Chosen by IS&T Dean
Faculty - Chosen by CPACS Dean
Faculty (Dir. of Distance Ed Program) - Chosen by CPACS Dean
Faculty - Chosen by Library Dean
Faculty - Chosen by International Studies Dean
Faculty - Chosen by Grad Studies Dean
Faculty - Chosen by UNO Faculty Senate
Erica Rose - - 8/1/17 -7/31/20 (R4289-j)
Faculty - Chosen by UNO Faculty Senate
Melissa Cast-Brede - - 8/1/16 - 7/31/19 (R4255-j)
Distance Ed Coordinating Council Faculty Rep.
Student - Selected by Student Government
Distance Ed Student - selected by Div. of Continuing Studies
Coordinator of Online BGS programs
Coordinator of CFAM DE
Coordinator of the MPA Program
Directors of new DE programs
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
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