The eLearning 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, certificate programs, minors and concentrations.
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 of the Division of Undergraduate Education and Student Affairs, the director of the TLPDC, one Information Technology representative, and the Regional Site Directors.
1) Provost Office representative; 2) Institutional Research representative; 3) TTUHSC representative; 4) Office of Planning & Assessment representative; 5) Faculty Senate; 6) eLearning representative(s); 7) Staff Senate Representative; 8) Academic Support and Facilities Resources Representative.
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 chief information officer and vice president for information technology will appoint the informational technology representative and the Office of Institutional Research 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 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 eLearning Council should vote to break any tie. Members' substitutes are considered to carry a full voting proxy.
Each eLearning Council representative shall serve a term of three years.
The council is chaired by the associate vice provost for eLearning.
|Name||College/Department||Term Began||Term Ends|
|Doerfert, David||Graduate School||2016||2019|
|Elbow, Gary||Honors College||2015||2018|
|Fairbanks, Joshua||College of Business Administration||2016||2019|
|Gilmore, Kristi||College of Media and Communication||2017||2020|
|Greenhalgh-Spencer, Heather||College of Education||2016||2019|
|Huston, Sandra||College of Human Sciences||2015||2018|
|Landes, Roger||College of Visual and Performing Arts||2016||2019|
|Longing, Scott||College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources||2017||2020|
|McCourt, Andrea||University Studies (representing Undergraduate Education)||2015||2018|
College of Arts & Sciences
|Phillipe, Larry||Student Disability Services (representing Student Affairs)||2015||2018|
|Sutton, Vicki||School of Law||2016||2019|
|Torres-MacDonald, MaryAlice||College of Architecture||2016||2019|
|Austin, Kathy||Information Technology||Ex-officio|
|Dickson, Kari||TTU Health Sciences Center||Ex-officio|
|Fox, Kelly||TTU at Fredericksburg and Highland Lakes||Ex-officio|
|Gonzalez, Robert||TTU at El Paso||Ex-officio|
|Granberry, Jameshia||TTU at Collin||Ex-officio|
|Greathouse, Karissa||Teaching, Learning, and Professional Development Center||Ex-officio|
|Hart, Melanie||Office of the Provost||Ex-officio|
|Hughes, Jennifer S.||Office of Planning & Assessment||Ex-officio|
|Johnson, Matthew J.||Faculty Senate Representative||Ex-officio|
|Louder, Justin (CHAIR)||eLearning||Ex-officio|
|McConnell, Pat||Academic Testing Services||Ex-officio|
|Romero, Erica||Academic Support and Facilities Resources||Ex-officio|
|Snell, Lewis||TTU at Waco||Ex-officio|
|Stubblefield, Robert||TTU at Junction||Ex-officio|
|Tapp, Suzanne||Teaching, Learning, and Professional Development Center||Ex-officio|
|West, Vicki||Institutional Research and Information Management||Ex-officio|