Town hall on online/global initiatives

Events designed to gather input for plan to enhance UD's online and global initiatives


6:08 a.m., Oct. 31, 2013--The University of Delaware community is invited to attend one of two town hall meetings in November to discuss a plan to enhance the University’s online/global initiatives. 

They will be held from 5-6 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 6, and from 4:30-5:30 pm., Wednesday, Nov. 13, in the Trabant University Center Theatre

Global Stories

Fashion education

A presentation at an international conference on fashion education held in Milan highlighted UD programs in which students work with industry.

Training international coaches

The United States Olympic Committee, the University of Delaware and the International Olympic Committee are partners for the eighth edition of the International Coaching Enrichment Certification Program

Nancy Brickhouse, deputy provost, and James Richards, vice provost for graduate and professional education, will lead the meetings. 

Among the topics to be addressed will be 

• professional master’s level and post-baccalaureate degree programs that are most appropriate for online delivery; 

• online classes and certificate programs that would especially benefit UD’s growing global audiences;

• building international collaborations to bring students from abroad to the UD campus during winter and summer sessions; and

• expanding opportunities for UD faculty to teach overseas and for UD students to take courses at campuses overseas. 

In addition, a summary of the review of potential vendors for the campus-wide delivery of online courses will be presented.

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