Two finalists for the Dean of Online and Extended Learning will visit campus the week of May 9. 

May 9-10: Dr. Tanya Spilovoy

The open forum for Dr. Tanya Spilovoy will be held on Monday, May 9 at 2 p.m. in Center for Business 113.

Dr. Tanya Spilovoy is currently the Director of Distance Education and State Authorizations for the North Dakota University System. Some of her duties include leading the NDUS Online Director Team of 11 public institutions; working collaboratively on Academic Affairs, Central Services and Technology, and Student Affairs Initiatives, and leading the Open Educational Resources Initiative for North Dakota. She has 10 years of higher education teaching, collaborative management, and leadership experience, including overseeing academic, online, student services and academic human resources. In addition, Dr. Spilovoy has developed and managed online programs and on-site student learning centers. Dr. Spilovoy earned a Doctorate of Education in Higher Education Leadership and Organizational Change from Benedictine University (Lisle, IL), a Master of Arts from Hamline University (St. Paul, MN), and a Bachelor of Arts from Union College (Lincoln, NE).

May 10-11: Dr. Julie Zaloudek

The open forum for Dr. Julie Zaloudek will be held on Wednesday, May 11 at 2 p.m. in Center for Business 113.

Dr. Julie Zaloudek is currently the Program Director of the Human Development and Family Studies Online Program at the University of Wisconsin-Stout. From 2011-2013, she was the Graduate Curriculum Development Coordinator for Family and Social Science at the University of Minnesota—Twin Cities. Her accomplishments include strong leadership; program and curricular development; innovations in learning technologies; quality assurance; support to faculty, staff and students; and internal and external collaborations. She has experience in universal and Quality Matters course design and is a Quality Matters Master Reviewer. Dr. Zaloudek earned a Ph.D. in Family Social Science from the University of Minnesota, a Master’s of Science in Mental Health Counseling from University of Wisconsin-Stout, and a B.S. in Political Science and a B.S. in Music from University of Wisconsin-River Falls.