University of Oregon

Educational Technology Advisory Group



Serve as the primary advisory body for strategic direction of educational technology at the University of Oregon (UO).

Scope- Major Activities:

  • Advise the Senior Vice Provost and CTC on a strategic vision for educational technology aligned with the strategic direction and mission of the university.
  • Advise on approaches to resourcing that appropriately balances campus-wide educational technology direction with the goals of distributed academic and administrative units, with an eye to ensuring that UO is positioned for continued technology renewal and technology-fueled innovation.
  • Propose new educational technology services and major enhancements/changes to existing services by anticipating university-wide impacts, dependencies, and available resources.


Educational Technology Advisory Group mission statement (PDF)


  • Members are appointed by, and serve at the discretion of the Senior Vice Provost as an advisory body composed of senior administrators, faculty, and students,. all members must have a broad campus perspective an demonstrated interest in the strategic application of technology in support of the university's mission.
  • Subject matter experts will be invited to meetings as needed to provide information, discuss issues, and/or assist in setting priorities.
Member Name and Department Role on Council
Doug Blandy, Academic Affairs Member
Andrew Bonamici, UO Libraries Member
Gretchen Drew, Academic Affairs Member/Scribe
Lisa Freinkel, UGS Member
Lindsey Freer and Greg Milton, InTRO Member
Sandra Gladney, Academic Extension Member
Joanna Goode, COE Member
Garron Hale, CAS IT Member
Bruce Lundy, The Duck Store Member
Ian McNeely, CAS Member
Brook Muller, AAA Member
Ed Madison, SOJC Member
Lee Rumbarger, TEP Member
Arlyn Shaufler, The Duck Store Member
Frances White, Anthropology Member
open, Information Services Member

Roles and Responsibilities:


  • Develop meeting agendas
  • Lead meetings
  • Maintain focus on meeting topics
  • Ensure that meetings begin and end on time


  • Attend meetings: members should, at a minimum, notify the Chair if they are unable to attend a meeting (declining the calendar invitation is sufficient notification)
  • Contribute to the Group’s activities and help ensure completion of the Group’s deliverables
  • Help balance conflicting priorities and resources
  • Understand the implications and outcomes of projects and initiatives being pursued
  • Represent the interests of campus stakeholders when considering the ideas and issues raised at meetings
  • Facilitate appropriate two-way communication between the Group and all areas of campus
  • Maintain confidentiality regarding opinions, brainstorming, and issues discussed at meetings as required


  • Record notes of the meeting discussions and action items as appropriate
  • Share notes with the Group for review
  • Distribute meeting notes in an appropriate electronic format after review