Distributed Learning Council
The Distributed Learning Council shall serve in an advisory capacity to the Provost regarding matters related to distributed learning. The Council provides leadership in determining academic policies, procedures and priorities concerning distributed learning. The Council also reviews proposals for distance and off-campus degrees and certificate programs.
Voting members shall consist of appointed representatives of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources; Architecture; Arts and Sciences; Business Administration; Education; Engineering; Graduate School; Honors; Human Sciences; Media and Communication; Visual & Performing Arts; Law School; Library; as well as representatives from the Office of the Provost: Division of Undergraduate Education and Student Affairs.
1) Provost Office representative; 2) Information Technology representative; 3) Institutional Research representative; 4) TTUHSC representative; 5) TLPDC representative; 6) Office of Planning & Assessment representative; 7) Faculty Senate; 8) Regional Site Directors; 8) Online & Distance Learning representative(s).
The deans of each college/school will appoint their representatives for voting members. The president of the Faculty Senate will appoint a representative; the provost will appoint the Provost's Office representative; the vice provost for undergraduate education will appoint the Division of Undergraduate Education and Student Affairs representatives; the associate vice president and chief information officer will appoint the informational technology representative; the president of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center will appoint a TTUHSC representative; the vice provost for planning and assessment will appoint one representative each from the Office of Planning and Assessment and the Office of Institutional Research; the director of the Teaching, Learning & Professional Development Center will appoint a representative for that center; and the assistant vice provost for Online & Distance Learning will appoint the Online & Distance Learning representative. All appointed members serve at the pleasure of their supervisors and will serve a three-year term with the possibility of being reappointed.
The council shall develop its own operating procedures subject to the approval of the provost. Copies of all minutes and reports are provided to all members of the council and submitted to the provost.
Each representative has one vote. Ex-officio representatives shall not vote, except that the chair of the Distributed Learning Council should vote to break any tie. Members' substitutes are considered to carry a full voting proxy.
Each DLC representative shall serve a term of three years.
The council is chaired by the assistant vice provost for Online & Distance Learning.
|Name||College/Department||Term Began||Term Ends|
|Baker, Matt||College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources||2011||2014|
|Duran, Cathy||Division of Undergraduate Education and Student Affairs (representing Student Affairs)||2012||2015|
|Elbow, Gary||Honors College||2012||2015|
|Fedler, Clifford||Graduate School||2013||2016|
|Hart, Melanie||College of Arts & Sciences||2013||2016|
|Hill, Glenn||College of Architecture||2013||2016||Hughes, Patrick||Division of Undergraduate Education and Student Affairs (representing Undergraduate Education)||2012||2015|
|Lock, Robin||College of Education||2013||2015|
|Scott, Jean||College of Human Sciences||2012||2015|
|Slagle, Nancy||College of Visual and Performing Arts||2013||2016|
|Sutton, Vicki||School of Law||2013||2016|
|Wilkinson, Kent||College of Media and Communication||2008||2014|
|Austin, Kathy||Information Technology||Ex-officio|
|Banker, Deborah||Angelo State University||Ex-officio|
|Gonzalez, Robert||TTU at El Paso||Ex-officio|
|Greathouse, Karissa||Teaching, Learning, and Professional Development Center||Ex-officio|
|Keller, Michael||FACHE (TTUHSC Guest)||Ex-officio|
|Louder, Justin (CHAIR)||Online & Distance Learning||Ex-officio|
|Martenson, Julie||TTU at Fredericksburg and Highland Lakes||Ex-officio|
|McConnell, Pat||Academic Testing Services||Ex-officio|
|Parsoneault, Catherine||Office of the Provost||Ex-officio|
|Rolfe, Rial||Health Sciences Center||Ex-officio|
|Snell, Lewis||TTU at Waco||Ex-officio|
|St. Clair, Kate||Academic Support and Facilities Resources||Ex-officio|
|Stubblefield, Robert||TTU at Junction||Ex-officio|
|Tapp, Suzanne||Teaching, Learning, and Professional Development Center||Ex-officio|
|Valle, Fernando||Faculty Senate Representative||Ex-officio|
|West, Vicki||Institutional Research and Information Management||Ex-officio|