Distance and Blended Learning Committee

Deadlines to Submit Majority Online Course Proposal to Committee:

  • 10/05/20 – Proposals due to the Committee for Spring semester delivery
  • 11/02/20- Proposals due to the Committee for Summer semester delivery
  • 1/25/21 – Proposals due to the Committee for Fall semester delivery

 Majority Online Course or Program Proposalsshould be submitted via UMW’s Curriculum Inventory Management System (CIM). For more information about the system, please visit: https://provost.umw.edu/umw-curriculum-approval-process/. Once submitted, the proposal is routed to your department chair for approval before it is sent to the committee. Allow 1-2 weeks for the proposal to be routed to the committee for review.

Meeting Dates for the 2020-2021 Academic Year:



2021 Will Mackintosh 

2022 Adria Goldman, Assistant Professor,CDS, CAS, Secretary

2022 Christy Irish, Assistant Professor, COE, Chair

2023 Leo Lee

2023 Mukesh Srivastava

Ex-Officio Members

  • Jeff McClurken, Special Assistant to the Provost for Teaching, Technology, and Innovation
  • Jerry Slezak, Director of Digital Learning Support
  • Paul Boger, Representative appointed by the University Librarian from the UMW Libraries
  • Hall Cheshire, Chief Information Officer
  • Alison Grimes, Office of Disability Services


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.