Stanford creates Office of the Vice Provost specifically for online learning
Stepping up even further its commitment to bring new teaching and learning methods to Stanford students, the University announced yesterday the creation of an Office of the Vice Provost for Online Learning and named computer scientist John Mitchell as its inaugural head.
“Stanford has been at the forefront of this game-changing, challenging initiative,” Hennessy said in announcing Mitchell’s appointment. “Our faculty have been working in online education for some time now, and their excitement is growing. This is a field that deserves increasing attention and investment, and the new Office of the Vice Provost is in keeping with Stanford’s tradition of leadership in innovation and experimentation.
“I’m delighted that John Mitchell has agreed to accept this challenge and serve as our first vice provost.”
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