Provost's Task Force on Institutional Redesign

Provost's Charge:

The purpose of this Task Force will be to assess how the State University System might achieve what is being referred to by the Board of Governors as “coordination of academic program delivery across the SUS.” Given the potential short and long-term implications of this BOG initiative, intended and unintended, the University and Academic Affairs would benefit ifrom the collective perspectives of colleagues from across campus who share an interest in the evolving shape of higher education.

Task Force Members:

Chris Brown, faculty, Engineering, CCEC
Candice Carter, faculty member, Childhood Education, COEHS
Mick Hallett, chair, Criminology and Criminal Justice, COAS

Scott Hochwald, chair, Math and Statistics, COAS 
Marianne Jaffee, Executive Asst. to the Provost, AA
Michael Kucsak, Dir of Library Systems 
Erin Largo-Wight, faculty member, Public Health, BCH
Jeff Michelman , faculty member, Accounting and Finance, CCB

Deb Miller, Director, Center for Instruction and Research Technology 
Krista Paulsen, faculty member, Sociology, COAS
Rick Powell, Director of Office of Institutional Research
Dan Richard, Director, Office of Faculty Enhancement
Len Roberson, Graduate Dean


October 21, 2010  

November 5, 2010  

January 5, 2011 

January 12, 2011 

February 2, 2011 

March 11, 2011
March 28, 2011 





 Improving Learning and Reducing Costs: New Models for Online Learning - Carol Twigg
Improving Learning and Reducing Costs: Redesigning Large-Enrollment  Courses - Carol Twigg
Red Balloon Project - Re-imagining Undergraduate Education 

Next Generation Learning Challenges  

Edupunk - Inside Higher Education  

Creative Paths to Boosting Academic Productivity by William Massy  

Online, Hybrid and Blended Coursework by Swenson and Redmond

Building a Virtual Learning Community to Engage Online Students by Brown and Hansen-Brown

Web 2.0 and Virtual World Technologies by Harris and Rea