Author Profile

Ken Udas | Vice Provost, Digital Learning Initiatives, University of Idaho

Current Position and Past Experience
Having taught his first online course in 1996, Ken Udas has served in a variety of leadership, management, and teaching roles in universities with dedication to high quality, high access, and low barrier educational programming including Comenius University, Slovakia, UMUC, the Open Polytechnic of NZ, the State University of NY, PennState World Campus, UMassOnline, and most recently serving as Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic Services & CIO at the University of Southern Queensland, Australia. Dr. Udas has written and presented extensively on the topics of distance education, technology, and openness.

Education, Honors and Achievements
Udas earned his BS in Biology from the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth in 1986. In 1990 he earned his MBA from Salem State University. In 1992 Udas earned his MS in Business Analysis from Texas A&M University’s Mays Business School and, in 1995, Udas earned his PhD in Higher Education Administration from the same institution.

You can find Udas on the web through Twitter @kenudas or on Facebook. To read more of Udas' writing, please visit the Latent Pattern Transmission blog. To learn more about the University of South Queensland, please visit their website.