Whereas the Board of Governors has adopted regulations, allowing expansion in distance education through the year 2000, which require face-to-face instruction between faculty and students, and
Whereas advancements in information technology are offering increased modalities for alternative instructional delivery, and
Whereas colleges and universities throughout the state and nation are experimenting with the use of information technologies to increase the quality of the educational experience and to reach students who might not have access to the college courses,
Resolved that the Academic Senate direct the Executive Committee to study modifications of the Title5 regulations that require face-to-face meeting between faculty and students and that hinder the free experimentation of alternative deliveries.
As a result of resolution 11.02 F 97, modifications to Title5 Regulations were proposed and taken to the January and March 1998Board of Governors Meetings.