© 2004 Rhonda M. Epper and Myk Garn
Dr. Myk Garn is Assistant Vice Chancellor for New Learning Models, Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia.. He is an academic innovator and strategist with over 30 years of experience developing, deploying and leading college and state system instructional, operational, organizational, policy and strategic models.
He is a committed academic change agent, focusing on the development and deployment of new instructional and educational operations with an emphasis on competency-based, student-driven, advancement-by-mastery models. He emphasizes the roles of faculty and needs of students throughout his work. His experience includes strategic planning, affordability, emerging trends, disruptive innovation, quality standards, governance, accreditation as well as lessons in fast failure for innovation and accessibility of Internet-based instruction and services for learners with disabilities.
This bulletin examines selected findings from a national study of virtual college and university (VCU) consortia published by the State Higher Education Executive Officers (SHEEO) and the Western Cooperative for Educational Telecommunications (WCET) in August 2003.