Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Room: Boardroom (Near the Hotel Front Desk)
Luke Dowden is the director of the office of distance learning at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. As the founding director, Dowden led the creation and adoption of distance learning policies that support quality course development, program growth, faculty professional development and student success. He is a member of the WCET Steering Committee serving as Chair. Previously, he served as dean of Accelerated Learning at Bossier Parish Community College in Louisiana. Dowden earned his undergraduate and graduate degrees from Northwestern State University of Louisiana and earned a Doctor of Education in Higher Education Administration from Nova Southeastern University. He was the inaugural winner of the Bruce N. Chaloux Award for Early Career Excellence in Online Education presented by the Online Learning Consortium in 2014.