Dear Commons Community,
The following is a press release from the Online Learning Consortium (OLC).
The Online Learning Consortium (OLC), the leading professional organization devoted to advancing the quality of digital learning worldwide, today announced the election of four new members to its board of directors. Joining the OLC board, each for a three-year term, are Patsy Moskal, Ed.D., University of Central Florida; Sandra Doran, Esq., New England Board of Higher Education; Kate Jordahl, California Community Colleges Online Education Initiative; and Michael Torrence, Ph.D., Motlow State Community College.
“I am pleased to welcome these four outstanding education leaders to OLC’s board of directors,” said Eric E. Fredericksen, Ed.D., board president, Online Learning Consortium and associate vice president for online learning and associate professor in educational leadership at the University of Rochester. “The level and diversity of their experience will be highly valued as we work together to advance OLC’s priorities and support our community.”
The new directors were elected from among 230-plus nominees, which attests to the Consortium’s high level of membership participation and eagerness to contribute to OLC’s mission.
“I am excited for what we can achieve in 2018 and beyond, as we build on our position of self-sustained financial strength, guided by a board that has just expanded its expertise with the addition of our four new directors,” said Kathleen S. Ives, D.M., Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director, Online Learning Consortium.
About Online Learning Consortium
The Online Learning Consortium (OLC) is a collaborative community of higher education leaders and innovators, dedicated to advancing quality digital teaching and learning experiences designed to reach and engage the modern learner – anyone, anywhere, anytime. OLC inspires innovation and quality through an extensive set of resources, including, best-practice publications, quality benchmarking, leading-edge instruction, community-driven conferences, practitioner-based and empirical research and expert guidance. The growing OLC community includes faculty members, administrators, trainers, instructional designers, and other learning professionals, as well as educational institutions, professional societies and corporate enterprises.