Our Distance Education team includes a six-member faculty committee with a coordinator. The Distance Education Committee includes: Bill Kreuser, David Lambe, Don Lee, Walter Schacht, Sam Wortman and Leah Sandall (Coordinator). The program is supported by dedicated instructors and instructional designers like Grace Troupe and McKinzie Sutter, and staff focused on quality service and smooth online education delivery.
For initial inquiries, contact Kris Rasmussen, firstname.lastname@example.org, 402-472-1730.
Assistant Professor, Extension Turfgrass Specialist
Turfgrass soil, water & nutrient management. Awards: NU Tech Ventures Emerging Innovator of the Year Award; ASA Excellence in Extension Materials Award in Website & Social Media; and one of 2016 Teaching Council & UNL Parents Assoc. Contribution to Students Award Winners.
Associate Professor of Practice
Entrepreneurship in agriculture; marketing; business plan development.
Awards: UNL Dinsdale Family Faculty Award; UNL Teaching Council; Included in UNL Parents Association Contribution to Students Award Winners 8 times.
Professor; Plant Breeding, Genetics and Molecular Physiologics
Included in UNL Teaching Council & UNL Parents Association Contribution to Students Award Winner 25 times.
Online Technical Support
2016-2017 President's Citation Awardee from UNL Horticulture Club.
Distance Education Coordinator, Plant Science, Biotechnology
2017 winner of the Holling Family Jr. Faculty Teaching Excellence Award and 2017 Extension Educational Materials Program (Poster) Certificate of Excellence from American Society of Agronomy.
Professor; Grassland Ecology, Mob Grazing Research
Among UNL Teaching Council & UNL Parents Association Contribution to Students Award Winners in 2016.