Texas Tech University

Online Learning Council


The Online Learning Council shall serve in an advisory capacity to the Provost regarding matters related to distance education. The Council provides leadership in determining academic policies, procedures, and priorities concerning distance education. As a first step in the review process for distance education programs, the Council reviews proposals for online and off-campus degrees, certificate programs, minors, and concentrations. In addition, the Council also presents on topics of interest regarding distance education as well as reviews potential new technologies for distance education..

Voting members will consist of only the appointed representative from each academic college or school (under a Dean) and the three areas of the Office of the Provost that support distance learning: Student Life, Faculty Success, and Academic Innovation & Student Success for a total of 18 voting members. The Online Learning Council chair serves as a tie breaking vote if necessary. Ex-officio membership will consist of TTU Online directors and other areas across campus that support distance education administratively.

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