Distance Education Committee

Appointed by: Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

Reports to: Associate Vice President for Distance Learning

Number of Members: 18

Faculty:  10

Staff:  9

Updated:   September 1, 2023


Purpose. Serves in an advisory capacity to the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs; provides a forum for the discussion of distance education matters; serves as initial academic policy development and review body as requested by the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs; provides a forum for communicating more effectively on all distance education concerns; and provides a forum for sharing best practices in distance education.

Member Appointments. The committee will consist of 19 individuals.  Members will be appointed by the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs from nominations submitted by the Deans (for college faculty representatives), the Director of the Newton Gresham Library (as the NGL representative), and University Faculty Senate (for UFS representatives) and will serve three-year rotating terms.  Members shall consist of one administrator and one faculty member from each college, two members of the University Faculty Senate, and one librarian.

Chair Appointment. The Associate Vice President for Distance Learning will serve as Chair of the committee for an indefinite term.


Committee Members


Chair - Indefinite Term
Bill Angrove, Associate Vice President for Distance Learning

Faculty Members

Terms expire August 31, 2024
Thomas Cox, College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Traci Austin, College of Business Administration
Nara Martirosyan, College of Education
Rosanne Keathley, College of Health Sciences
Yue Xie, College of Health Sciences

Terms expire August 31, 2025
Marcus Funk, College of Arts and Media
Rebecca Andrews-Dickert, College of Osteopathic Medicine
Patrick Lewis, College of Science and Engineering Technology

Terms expire August 31, 2026
Keila Tyner, College of Health Sciences
Nathan Jones, College of Criminal Justice
Brett Porter, Newton Gresham Library

Faculty Senate Representatives

Terms expire August 31, 2024
Tamara Cook, Faculty Senate Representative, College of Science and Engineering Technology

Nicholas Lantz, Faculty Senate Representative, College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Administrators

Terms expire August 31, 2024
Carroll Nardone, College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Janet Mullings, College of Criminal Justice
Ron Reed, College of Health Sciences

Terms expire August 31, 2025
Mia Long Anderson, College of Arts and Media
Kurt Jesswein, College of Business Administration
Li-Jen Lester, College of Science and Engineering Technology
Forrest Lane, College of Education
TBA, College of Osteopathic Medicine

To Report Errors
All errors in committee listings should be reported in writing to:
Lila Alvarado
lca007@shsu.edu
936-294-1536