In this episode of MEP, the VP of academic affairs of Southern New Hampshire University’s College of Online & Continuing Education (mouthful!), Dr. Greg Fowler, joins the program to discuss the keys to success in developing a successful online program, and how to serve adult learners. Don’t miss this chat!
Dr. Greg Fowler is the Chief Academic Officer and VP of Academic Affairs at Southern New Hampshire University College of Online and Continuing Education.
Dr. Fowler is a two-time Fulbright Senior Scholar (Germany and Belgium). He has published works and led seminars throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe, and has executive level academic experience working in a variety of educational organizations including government agencies and a variety of universities (Tier 1 research, nonprofits, for-profits, competency-based, and online).
(02:34) Dr. Fowler’s background
(07:50) What makes Southern New Hampshire so unique in developing this successful model?
(11:00) Do you see it as a model that many of those schools can and should, if they’re trying to develop a successful online program, employ when they’re developing that program?
(13:10) What does it mean to talk about outcomes?
(14:06) What are some of the results that you’ve been seeing as far as placement rates for students that have graduated and moved on to successful careers?
(16:24) What are the 1-2 other big keys to success that makes Southern New Hampshire University and the College of Online and Continuing Education so successful?
(17:14) We want to make sure that we provide students with every single opportunity to be successful as along as they are going to put in the work.
(19:37) What do you think will be the next big thing is in the future of learning?
(24:22) Government will play a lesser role in education.
(25:51) What should be the role of government?
(26:28) If you could have dinner with one person you admire, past or present, who would it be and why?
*Martin Luther King