UNC Online Leadership Collaboration Charter

Name of Group:

Online Leadership Collaboration

Composition:

This group is made up of the distance education and online learning leaders across all institutions of the UNC System.

Mission:

To share knowledge and collaborate on initiatives that serve online and distance learners

Vision:

To offer mutual support, share ideas and faculty development techniques, and provide continued education and advocacy for online learning offices in the UNC System

Values:

Communication, Collaboration, and Advocacy

Strategic Areas:

The UNC Online Leadership Collaboration is currently working on an action plan to address common online learning issues and needs across institutions in these five strategic areas:

  • Faculty support
  • Student success
  • Organizational development
  • Policy and accreditation
  • Technology development and application

Activities:

The UNC Online Leadership Collaboration meets on a monthly basis for 1 hour. In addition, the following activities and resources are part of the group:

  • Action Plan: A working document with objectives, deliverables, dates, and action items to improve and advocate for online learning and distance education across institutions in the system.
  • Subject Matter Expert Directory: A list of the areas of expertise for each member of the group
  • Professional Development Assessment: Working document with online learning and distance education professional development needs across institutions
  • Digital Repository: A platform for the exchange of documents, templates, and other resources related to online learning and distance education

Leadership (1-year appointments. Elections due at the end of each calendar year):

Chair

Dr. Jeremiah E. Shipp, Winston-Salem State University

Vice-Chair

Dr. Racheal Brooks, North Carolina Central University

Communications Officer

Dr. Claudette Fuller, Fayetteville State University

Communications Officer

Dr. Shuntá Hailey Gregory, Fayetteville State University


Membership Directory

UNIVERSITYNAMETITLEEMAILPHONE #
Appalachian State UniversityEmory MaidenInterim Director of Academic TechnologiesMaidenev3@appstate.edu828-262-7978
Appalachian State UniversityAdryona NelsonDirector of Compliance and Program Operationsnelsonam1@appstate.edu828-262-7559
East Carolina UniversityJennifer BaysdenAssociate Director for Credit Programs (AOCDE)baysdenj@ecu.edu252-328-9194
East Carolina UniversityDr. Bobbi Jo CarterExecutive Director for the Office of Online Learning, Academic Outreach, and Academic Innovationcarterbo22@ecu.edu
East Carolina UniversityDr. Wendy CreaseyDirector, Digital Learning & Emerging Technology Initiativescreaseyw@ecu.edu 
Elizabeth City State UniversityDr. Trina Gregory University Program Specialist tlgregory3@ecsu.edu252-335-3112
Fayetteville State UniversityDr. Bonnie GroheAssociate Professor & Director of Faculty Development and Online Educationbgrohe@uncfsu.edu910-672-1193
Fayetteville State UniversityDr. Claudette Fuller, Communications OfficerInstructional DesignerCfuller@uncfsu.edu 
Fayetteville State UniversityDr. Shuntá Hailey Gregory, Communications OfficerAssistant Director of Faculty Development and Online Educationshailey1@uncfsu.edu 
North Carolina A&T State UniversityDr. Tonya AmankwatiaAssistant Vice Provost, Distance Ed and Extended Learningtbamankwatia@ncat.edu336-285-2709
North Carolina Central UniversityDr. Kimberly McGheeAssociate Vice Chancellor for Extended Studies and Student Support kpmcghee@nccu.edu919-530-5069
North Carolina Central UniversityDr. Racheal Brooks, Vice ChairDirector, Office of e-LearningRmbrooks@nccu.edu919-530-6677
North Carolina Central UniversityPaulette Morrison-DannerDirector, Division of Extended StudiesPscotton@nccu.edu919-530-7442
NC State UniversityDr. Donna PetherbridgeAssociate Vice Provost, Academic Technology Innovation (DELTA)pether@ncsu.edu919-513-3737
NC State UniversityDr. Tim PettyAssociate Vice Provost, Online and Distance Education (DELTA)itpetty@ncsu.edu919-515-2393
North Carolina School of Science and MathematicsJoyce VentimigliaEducational Consultant/Project ManagerVentimiglia@ncssm.edu919-416-637
UNC AshevilleDr. Angel KaurAssistant Professor of Neuroscience, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, UNC Asheville Center for Teaching and Learning Faculty Fellow, UNC System DLI DEOC Associate Faculty Fellowakaur@unca.edu828-232-5154
UNC-Chapel HillDr. Todd NicoletVice Provost for Digital and Lifelong Learningtodd_nicolet@unc.edu  
UNC CharlotteAsher HainesAssociate Provost, School of Professional Studiesasher.haines@uncc.edu704-687-8693
UNC GreensboroChris DunstDirector, Instructional and Media Design, UTLCcbdunst@uncg.edu336-315-7762
UNC PembrokeTerry B. LocklearInterim Director of Online Learningterry.locklear@uncp.edu910-775-4074
UNC WilmingtonAmy Ostrom Director, Distance Education and E-Learningostroma@uncw.edu910-962-3929
UNC WilmingtonDr. Jeremy DickersonAssistant Provost, Office of Distance Education & eLearningDickersonj@uncw.edu910-962-2368
Western Carolina UniversityDr. Jonathan WadeSenior Educational Technologist, Academic Engagement and IT Governancejdwade@wcu.edu828-227-3309
Western Carolina UniversityDr. Eli-Collins BrownDirector of the Coulter Faculty Commonsecollinsbrown@wcu.edu828-227-2093
Western Carolina UniversityDr. Carolyn CallaghanExecutive Director of Educational Outreachccallaghan@wcu.edu 
Western Carolina UniversityTony MillerAssociate Director, Distance Learningagmiller@wcu.edu 
Winston-Salem State UniversityDr. Wanda WhiteDirector of Teaching and Learning, Center for Innovative and Transformative Instructionwhitewd@wssu.edu 
Winston-Salem State UniversityDr. Jeremiah E. Shipp, ChairSenior Faculty Development Specialist, Center for Innovative and Transformative InstructionShippje@wssu.edu 336-750-8719
Updated August 2022