Representatives to the UPCEA Online Leadership Roundtable

This list is a representation of past Roundtable attendees and people designated as their UPCEA Chief Online Learning Officer.

Adelphi University –  Shawn O'Riley, Dean
Auburn University – Asim Ali, Project Manager of University Initiatives
American Public University System – Dr. Karan Powell, Executive Vice President & Provost
Arizona State University –  Patricia Feldman, Associate Vice Provost
Ball State University – Dr. Jennifer Bott, Associate Provost for Learning Initiatives
Bellevue College – Dr. Mark Veljkov, Program Director Online Learning
Berklee College of Music –  Debbie Cavalier, Vice President Online and Continuing Education/CEO Berklee Online
Boston College – Dr. James Burns, Dean
Boston University –  Jay Halfond, Former Dean
Brandeis University –  Anne Marando, Executive Director, Graduate Professional Studies
Brandman University –  Gary Brahm, Chancellor and CEO
Brown University –  Ren Whitaker, Director of Online Development
California State University East Bay –  Balvinder Kumar, Director of Special Session Programs
California State University, Northridge –  Pratima Dutta, INstructional Design and Faculty Development Lead
California State University, Office of the Chancellor – Dr. Sheila Thomas, State University Dean, Extended Ed
California State University, Sacramento –  Jenni Murphy, Dean
California State University, San Bernardino –  Deirdre Thomas, Director, Professional, Continuing and Online Education
California State University, San Marcos –  Mike Schroder, Dean, College of Extended Learning and AVP for International Programs
Capella University – Dr. Dick Senese, Director, Academic Affairs
Central Michigan University – Dr. Pete Ross, Vice President
Clemson University – Dr. Witt Salley, Director of Clemson Online
Drexel University – Dr. Susan Aldridge, Senior Vice President of Online Learning and President of Drexel University Online
Eastern Illinois University –  Regis Gilman, Dean, School of Continuing Education
Eastern Washington University –  Timothy Snyder, Director, Eastern Online
Emory University – Dr. Beverly Cormican, Associate Vice Provost & Executive Director of Emory Continuing Education
Excelsior College – Dr. John Ebersole, President
Ferris State University –  Deb Thalner, Executive Director, Online Education
Fitchburg State College –  Michael Leamy, Director of Distance Education
Framingham State University – Dr. Scott Greenberg, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs & Dean of Continuing Education
George Mason University –  Cynthia Huheey, Director of OCPECIT
Georgetown University –  Jeremy Stanton, Executive Director of Technology, School of Continuing Studies
Georgia Institute of Technology –  Nelson Baker, Dean, Professional Education
Granite State College – Dr. Laurie Quinn, Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs
Indiana State University –  Ken Brauchle, Dean of Extended Learning
Indiana University – Ilona Marie Hajdu, Associate Director, Administration & Compliance, Office of Online Education
James Madison University – Dr. James Shaeffer, Associate Vice Provost for Outreach & Engagement
Johns Hopkins University – Kathleen Burke, Associate Dean for Graduate and Professional Programs 
Jones International University – Dr. Lisa Braverman
Kansas State University –  Sue Maes, Dean
Kaplan University –  Susan Huggins, Director of Prior Learning Assessment
Kent State University –  Valerie Kelly, Executive Director, Kent State Online
LaSalle University –  Stanley Braverman, Assistant Provost
Lasell College – Dr. Joan Dolamore, Dean of Graduate and Professional Studies
Linfield College –  Laura Brener, Director of Online and Continuing Education
Loyola University of Chicago – Dr. Jeanne Widen, Director of Online Education
Marist College –  Toni Constantino, Coordinator, Online Programs
MCPHS University – Dr. Barbara Macaulay, Associate Provost, Online Education & CEO
Metropolitan State University –  Robert Bilyk, Director, Center for Online Learning
Metropolitan State University of Denver – Dr. Eric Dunker, Director, Extended Campus
MGH Institute of Health Professions – Dr. Peter Cahn, Associate Provost
Miami University – Dr. Beth Rubin, Assistant Provost, Online Learning
Michigan State University –  Gerald Rhead, Director, Academic Entrepreneurship
Misericordia University –  Paul Nardone, Faculty Services & Assessment Coordinator
Mississippi State University –  Michael Busby, Manager, Distance Education
Montana State University, Bozeman –  Kim Obbink, Director, Extended University
Morgan State University – Dr. Willie Bragg, Asst Dean of Graduate Studies &
Mount Royal University –  Christina White Proser, Program Director, Community and Health Studies
Murray State University – Dr. Susan Galbreath, Associate Provost
New York University –  Patricia Heard-Greene, Assistant Dean, Educational Technology
Northcentral University – Dr. Scott W.M. Burrus, EVP, Provost and Chief Academic Officer
Northeastern University –  John LaBrie, Dean and Vice President, College of Professional Studies
Northern Illinois University –  Jason Rhode, Director, Faculty Development and Instructional Design Center
Northwestern University –  Caitlin Frano, Director of Distance Education
Oregon State University Extended Campus –  Lisa Templeton, Executive Director
Pace University – Dr. Christine Shakespeare, Assistant Vice President of Continuing and Professional Education
Penn State University –  Craig Weidemann, Vice President for Outreach and Vice Provost for Online Education
Pfeiffer University – Dr. Paulita Brooker, Dean of Continuing Education and Adult Studies
Pontifical Catholic University of Chile – Dr. Nicolas Velasco, Director of Continuous Education
Portland State University –  Johannes DeGruyter, Interim Director Pedagogy and Platform
Purdue University – Dr. Mary Sadowski, Dean
Regis University –  Adam Samhouri, Director of Operations - OCICU/ New Ventures
Rice University –  Carroll Scherer, Director of Operations
Rowan University – Dr. Horacio Sosa, Vice President, Division of Global Learning & Partnerships
Sacred Heart University –  Mary Lou DeRosa, Vice Provost for Special Academic Programs
Saint Joseph's University –  Janine Guerra, Director, Haub Degree Completion Program, Erivan K. Haub School of Business
Sarah Lawrence College – Dr. David Donnelly, Director of Continuing Education and Special Programs
Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania – Dr. Tracy Schoolcraft, Assoc Provost/Dean of Graduate Stds
South Dakota State University –  Lindsey Hamlin, Director of Continuing and Distance Education
Southern Illinois University, Carbondale –  Gayla Stoner, Director
Southern Methodist University –  Lisa O'Donnell, Sr. Program Specialist
St. Cloud State University – Dr. John Burgeson, Dean, Continuing Studies
State University of New York at Stony Brook –  Linda Unger, Associate Director, SPD Online
SUNY College at Oswego –  Greg Ketcham, Interim Director of Academic Programs
SUNY System Administration –  Alexandra Pickett, Associate Director, SUNY Learning Network
Syracuse University –  Karen Bull, Manager, Online Courses
Texas Tech University –  Justin Louder, Assistant Vice Provost, eLearning
The Catholic University of America –  Sara Thompson, Associate Provost for New Campus Initiatives and Dean of Metropolitan School of Professional Studies
The George Washington University – Dr. Ali Eskandarian, Dean
The University of Iowa – Dr. Chet Rzonca, Associate Provost & Dean
Tulsa Community College – Dr. Anthony Bretti, Dean, Continuing Education & Workforce Development
University of Alabama –  Rebecca Pow, Senior Associate Dean
University of Arizona –  Vincent Del Casino, Vice Provost for Digital Learning & Student Engagement
University of Arkansas – Dr. Javier Reyes, Vice Provost for Distance Education
University of Baltimore –  Paul Walsh, Assistant Vice President, Academic Innovation and Instructional Support
University of California, Los Angeles – Wayne Smutz, Dean
University of Central Missouri –  Laurel Hogue, Director of Extended Studies
University of Colorado at Boulder –  Geoffrey Rubinstein, Director, Independent Learning
University of Delaware – Dr. James Broomall, Associate Vice-Provost, Professional & Continuing Studies
University of Georgia –  Keith Bailey, Director for the Office of Online Learning
University of Illinois at Springfield – Dr. Vickie Cook, Director, Center for Online Learning, Research and Service
University of Kansas –  Soma Chakrabarti , Associate Director, Continuing Education; Director, Professional Education
University of Maryland Baltimore County – Dr. Christopher Steele, Sr. Associate Vice Provost
University of Maryland University College – Dr. Karen Vignare, Vice Provost
University of Massachusetts Amherst –  Bill McClure, Executive Director, Division of Continuing & Professional Education
University of Miami – Dr. Rebecca Fox, Dean, Division of Continuing and International Education
University of Minnesota –  Stephanie Platteter, Executive Director of Marketing and Enrollment Management
University of Missouri, Columbia – Dr. Kim Siegenthaler, Director
University of Nebraska –  Mary Niemiec, Assoc. VP for Distance Ed, Director of University of Nebraska Online Worldwide
University of Nebraska, Lincoln –  Marie Barber, Executive Director Online and Distance Education
University of Nebraska, Omaha –  Lanyce Keel, Director of Distance Education
University of Nevada, Reno – Dr. Fred Holman, Vice Provost, Extended Studies
University of New Haven –  Marsha Ham, Associate Vice-President & Dean, College of Lifelong & eLearning
University of New Mexico – Dr. Monica Orozco, Vice Provost, Extended Learning
University of North Carolina at Charlotte –  Steven Carter, Senior Program Manager
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill –  Robert Bruce, Director
University of Oregon –  Kassia Dellabough, Senior Project Manager-Academic Extension
University of Oklahoma – Dr. Martha Banz, Associate Dean, College of Liberal Studies
University of Pennsylvania – Dr. Benjamin Wiggins, Associate Director of Online Learning
University of Rhode Island, Providence Campus – Dr. Diane Goldsmith, Director, Learning, Assessment, and Online Education
University of San Diego – Dr. Jason Lemon, Dean, Professional & Continuing Education
University of South Florida –  Elizabeth Garland, Chief Business Officer
University of Southern Indiana –  Mark Bernhard, Associate Provost for Outreach & Engagement
University of Southern Maine – Monique LaRocque, Executive Director of University Outreach
University of Virginia –  John Payne, III, Senior Director for Strategic Technologies &
University of West Florida – Dr. Joseph Burgess, Director, Distance and Continuing Education
University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire –  Durwin Long, Director
University of Wisconsin, Extension –  David Schejbal, Dean, Continuing Education/Outreach/E-Learning
University of Wisconsin, La Crosse –  Penny Tiedt, Director
University of Wyoming – Dr. Reed Scull, Associate Dean, the Outreach School
Utah State University –  Kevin Shanley, Manager Distance Education
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University –  Scott Weimer, Director Continuing and Professional Education
Washington State University –  David Cillay, Vice President
Weber State University –  Andrea Jensen, Director, WSU Online
Western Michigan University – Dr. Dawn Gaymer, Associate Provost, Extended University Programs
Wilmington University – Sallie Reissman, Ed.D., Sr. Director, Online Learning and Educational Technology



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