Committee on Distance Education Bylaws
To ensure that distance education initiatives and programs are consistent with the mission of Western Connecticut State University.
II. Responsibilities And Powers
A. To determine the needs of faculty concerning knowledge and training for distance education, and to determine courses that faculty indicate may be suitable for distance education.
B. To review issues of governance where distance education is concerned and to make recommendations on these issues.
C. To review available technology, use of vendors for course offering, and other related issues and make recommendations concerning these issues.
D. To determine requirements and procedures that are used by the four CSU institutions and determine needs concerning an integrated system for distance education.
E. To determine need for and types of administrative support, training, and technology necessary for effective distance education and make recommendations.
F. To establish ad hoc or standing subcommittees as needed.
|1 Provost/VP for Academic Affairs||Ex officio|
|1 Academic Dean||Ex officio/Appointed by VPAA annually|
|1 Information Technology & Innovation representative|
|7 Teaching Faculty
(2 at large, 1 each school, 1 librarian)
|Elected (for overlapping
three year terms)*
|1 Administrative Faculty||Elected by Administrative
Faculty (for three year term)
|(11 Total-all members are voting members including the chairperson.)|
IV. Conduct of Business
C. Reports and Recommendations.
These Bylaws may be amended by a two-thirds vote of members present at any regularly scheduled meeting at which there is a quorum and by the approval of the University Senate and the President of the University.
Senate Approved: April 18, 2001 (R-01-03-02)
President Approved: May 1, 2001
Revised Senate Approval R-02-03-02
Administrative Approval May 10, 2002
Senate Approval: Feb. 21, 2007 (R-07-02-05)
Admin. Approval 5/4/07