Distance and Blended Learning Committee

 Updated 08/18/17 by Andrew Marshall

Deadlines to Submit Majority Online Course Proposal to Committee:

  • 9/08/17 – Proposals due to the Committee for Spring semester delivery
  • 10/31/17- Proposals due to the Committee for Summer semester delivery
  • 11/01/17 – Proposals due to the Committee for Fall semester delivery

 Majority Online Course Proposalsshould be sent via email to Andrew Marshall (marshall@umw.edu)

Meeting Dates for the 2017-2018 Academic Year:

 Date  Time Location
 Sept 13th 2017 4:00pm HCC 413
Oct 11th 2017  4:00pm  HCC 413
Nov 8th 2017 4:00pm HCC 413
Feb 1st 2018 4:00pm HCC 310
 March 21st 2018  4:00pm  HCC 310
April 25th 2018  4:00pm  HCC 310


  • 2017 Andrew Marshall (CAS), Chair
  • 2020 Kim Gower (COB)
  • 2019 Steve Greenlaw (CAS), Secretary
  • 2019 Jo Tyler (COE)
  • 2020 Marisa Martinez-Mira (CAS)

Ex-Officio Members

  • Jeff McClurken, Special Assistant to the Provost for Teaching, Technology, and Innovation
  • Jesse Stommel, Director of the Division of Teaching and Learning with Technology
  • Mary Kayler, Director of Teaching Excellence & Innovation
  • Paul Boger, Representative appointed by the University Librarian from the UMW Libraries
  • Erin Higgenbothem, Representative appointed by the Vice President of Student Affairs from Student Affairs
  • Hall Cheshire, Chief Information Officer


2.8.1 The committee’s duties are to :

.1 Maintain the quality and integrity of the curriculum for courses and programs offered in a majority online format;

.2 Establish procedures and criteria for approval, deletion, and alteration of courses and programs offered in a majority online format;

.3 Review and approve or reject proposals from the various departments for courses to be offered in a majority online format;

.4 Review and evaluate majority online courses on a scheduled and on-going basis to ensure that courses continue to represent the tradition of quality education at UMW, making suggestions for course revisions or removal from the curriculum as appropriate;

.5 Perform any and all additional duties pertaining to this committee at the request of the committee’s chair;

.6 Make information available regarding the procedures and deadlines for proposing courses to the appropriate oversight committee; and

.7 Perform other duties as assigned by the UFC.