Distance Education Advisory Board

Last Updated:   11/8/2021

Contact Name

Matt Briggs, Lori Dickes, Distance Education Advisory Board Co-Chairs
jmbrigg@clemson.edu, lorid@clemson.edu

Description

The Distance Education Advisory Board is a Shared Governance committee that focuses on the improvement in quality of online programs and courses. This committee is a formalized connection between faculty and Clemson Online (CO). Clemson Online provides expertise and personalized faculty support to create and sustain unique learning opportunities and environments, and seeks to further develop globally recognized, competitive, and innovative educational experiences. The Distance Education Advisory Board shall be composed of faculty representatives assigned by the colleges, Clemson Libraries, graduate student body, and undergraduate student body as voting members. The director, associate director(s), and executive assistant from CO shall serve as non-voting members and assist in the scheduling, facilitation, and dissemination of information from the advisory board meetings. The advisory board meetings will be open for attendance by other campus organizations on a non-voting basis. The purpose of the board is to discuss distance education policies and processes and to advise on future initiatives.

This committee is authorized by the Clemson University Committee on Committees. Changes to its description or composition should be initated with the Faculty Senate Office.

Membership Composition

Co-chairship with Director of Clemson Online serving as non-voting administrative co-chair. Faculty co-chair is member of DEAB and elected by the DEAB.

Membership Composition - Distance Education Advisory Board
Seat Type Quantity Term Length Date of Term Initiation Seat Filling Mechanism Voting or Non-Voting Other Factors
Vice Provost for Computing and Information Technology 1 By position Non-voting  
Faculty Member (any) (One alternate per college) 7 2 years August 15 Appointed by College Deans Voting  
Faculty Member (any) (One member per college) 7 2 years August 15 Appointed by College Deans Voting  
Faculty or staff member (From the Libraries) 1 2 years August 15 Appointed by Dean of Libraries Voting  
Associate Director of Clemson Online 1 By position Non-voting  
Executive Assistant for Clemson Online 1 By position Non-voting  
Director of the Office of Teaching Effectiveness and Innovation 1 By position Non-voting  
Director of Graduate Student Success 1 By position Non-voting  
Director of Clemson Online 1 By position Non-voting  
Undergraduate Student 1 1 year August 15 Nominated by President of the Graduate Student Government and Appointed by Dean of the Graduate School Voting  
Graduate Student 1 1 year August 15 Nominated by President of the Undergraduate Student Senate and Appointed by Dean of Undergraduate Studies Voting  

Membership List (Last Updated: 11/8/2021 2:57:24 PM)

Changes to the current chair and membership list should be initiated with the Faculty Senate Office.

Chair

Chair List - Distance Education Advisory Board
Name Chair Type Email* College or Division Department Term Start Term End
Matt Briggs Co-Chair jmbrigg Clemson Online
Lori Dickes Co-Chair lorid CBSHS Political Science 10/18/2021 8/14/2023

Members

Member List - Distance Education Advisory Board
Name Seat Type Email* College or Division Department Service Start Service End
Brian Voss Vice Provost for Computing and Information Technology vpcio CCIT Academic Affairs
Thea Hagan Faculty Member (any) shotali Forestry and Environmental Conservation 8/15/2019 8/14/2021
Joe Burgett Faculty Member (any) jmburg CAAH Construction Science & Management 8/15/2021 8/14/2023
Jan Holmevik Faculty Member (any) jholmev CAAH English 8/15/2021 8/14/2023
Cathy DiBenedetto Faculty Member (any) (Alternate) cdibene CAFLS Agricultural Sciences 8/15/2020 8/14/2022
Lori Dickes Faculty Member (any) lorid CBSHS Political Science 8/15/2021 8/14/2023
Barry A. Garst Faculty Member (any) (Alternate) bgarst CBSHS Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management 8/15/2020 8/14/2022
Jonathan Maier Faculty Member (any) jmaier CECAS General Engineering 8/15/2021 8/14/2023
Will Martin Faculty Member (any) wmartin CECAS General Engineering 8/15/2021 8/14/2023
Victor Zordan Faculty Member (any) (Alternate) vbz CECAS School of Computing 8/15/2019 8/14/2021
David Peyton Faculty Member (any) dpeyton CoB Management 8/15/2021 8/14/2023
Carter McElveen Faculty Member (any) cwill24 CoB Marketing 8/15/2019 8/14/2023
Koti Hubbard Faculty Member (any) kotih CoE Teaching & Learning 8/15/2021 8/14/2023
Emily Howell Faculty Member (any) esmothe CoE Education and Human Development 8/15/2021 8/14/2023
Shanita Anderson Faculty Member (any) (Alternate) snand01 CoE Teaching and Learning 8/15/2019 8/14/2021
Ellen Breazel Faculty Member (any) ehepfer CoS School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences 8/15/2019 8/14/2023
Stephen Schvaneveldt Faculty Member (any) schvan CoS Chemistry 8/15/2021 8/14/2023
Rodger Bishop Faculty or staff member rodgerb University Libraries 8/15/2021 8/14/2023
Lori Kinley Associate Director of Clemson Online lmkinle Clemson Online Clemson Online
Matt Briggs Director of Clemson Online jmbrigg Clemson Online
Misty Stewart Director of Graduate Student Success misty4 The Graduate School Graduate Student Success
Taimi Olsen Director of the Office of Teaching Effectiveness and Innovation taimio Office of Teaching Effectiveness
Anolyn Watkins Executive Assistant for Clemson Online awtkns Clemson Online
Elizabeth Zarrilli Undergraduate Student szarril Undergraduate Student 8/1/2020 8/14/2022
Pinar Ozmizrak Graduate Student fozmizr Graduate Studies Graduate Student Government 8/15/2021 8/14/2022
* Emails are @clemson.edu unless noted
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