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Educational Technologies Subcommittee

Educational Technologies Subcommittee

The primary role of the Educational Technologies Subcommittee is to provide oversight and direction for the effective, efficient, integrated, and innovative use of educational technologies at the institution. The committee will develop and maintain a strategic vision and plan for the advancement of educational technologies at WesternU from an institutional, rather than unit perspective. The committee will be client-driven, with IT playing an advisory and supportive role.

Typical responsibilities of the Educational Technologies Subcommittee will include assessing current and evaluating proposed educational technologies, providing strategic project portfolio prioritization and resource allocation recommendations, reviewing the institutional educational application portfolio to identify duplicative functionality and system consolidation opportunities, identifying gaps and deficiencies in classroom and instructional infrastructure, forming and overseeing ongoing and ad-hoc work-teams to address specific issues, and reviewing and developing relevant metrics, Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), policies and procedures.

The Educational Technologies Subcommittee will be composed of representatives from each of the colleges and major instructional support areas of the institution, as well as representatives from various faculty committees as part of the shared governance process.


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Tim Wood, DHSc, PA-C

Associate VP for the Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning

IT Staff

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Denise Wilcox, EdD

Senior Director of IT Business Processes & Customer Experience

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Nic Hayes

COMP-Northwest Technology Lead


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Ed Barnes, MD

Assistant Dean, Academic Innovation

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Ed Junkins, MD, MPH

Associate Dean, Assessment & Outcomes

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Steve Snyder

Assistant Professor/Community Coordinator

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Eunice Chung, PharmD

Assistant Dean for Curricular Affairs

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Matt Durkin, EdD

Director of Assessment and Educational Effectiveness

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Emmanuel Griffon

Technology Project Manager

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Alex Lee

Coordinator, Dental Informatics

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Angela P. Hegamin, PhD, MSPH

Assistant Dean of Academic Support, College of Optometry

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Jonathan Labovitz, DPM, FACFAS, CHCQM

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Leslie Hayes

Administrative Associate II

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Edward K. Goering, DO, DVM, MSHPE

Assistant Professor of NMM/OMM

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Elizabeth Rega, PhD

Associate Provost for Academic Development

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Sandra Rainwater-Lawler, MA

Associate Director

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Jonathan Daitch

Associate Provost, Online Education

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Jennifer Cassidy, MLIS

Library Assistant Director

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Josh Cameron, PhD, FAAO

Associate Professor