8:00 – 9:00am Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:00am Opening Introductions and Welcome – Alexandra M. Pickett
9:15-10:15am NUTN Leadership Panel
Moderator: Pam Quinn, DCCCD
Mark Sarver, EduKan
Mark Halsey, University Maryland System
Henry VanZyl, Thomas Edison
Jerry Rhead, MSU Global
John Sener, Sener Knowledge
George Saltzman, Lamar University
10:15- 10:30 Break
10:30 – 11:15 Cindy Elliott, Assistant Provost for Strategic and International Partnerships and Dean of Distance Learning, Fort Hays State University (FHSU)
Exploration and Maintenance of International Partnerships
Successful partnership development has been an essential part of the growth strategy for a small regional university in Kansas. Internet and other distance learning technologies have provided the means to connect students and faculty in China and elsewhere. This presentation will share how FHSU launched and continues to maintain hybrid dual bachelor’s degree programs in China, including lessons learned and recommendations for others desiring to work successfully in foreign countries.
11:15 -12:15 pm NUTN /SLN Engagement
Small groups tackle top 5 issues faced in online education on our campuses.
Additional details TBD.
12:15-12:30 – Summit Closure
See you next year at the first annual Open SUNY Center for Online Teaching Excellence Summit!
Meet members of the NUTN advisory board to network and explore the benefits of your membership in the National University Technology Network.