Our Distance Education team includes a six-member faculty committee with a coordinator. The Distance Education Committee includes: Stephen Baenziger, Bill Kreuser, David Lambe, Don Lee, Walter Schacht and Leah Sandall (Coordinator). The program is supported by dedicated instructors and instructional designers like Grace Troupe and Robert Vavala, and staff focused on quality service and smooth online education delivery.
Our staff include Wendy Morrissey, event & online registration coordinator; Diane Nolan, information technology associate; Kathy Schindler, administrative associate; and Carol Speth, assessment coordinator. For initial inquiries, contact Kathy Schindler, firstname.lastname@example.org, 402-472-1730.
Professor, Wheat Growers Presidential Chair, Small Grains
Plant Breeding & Genetics, 2015 National Association of Plant Breeders' Lifetime Achievement Award
Assistant Professor, Extension Turfgrass Specialist
Turfgrass soil, water & nutrient management. ASA Excellence in Extension Materials Award in Website & Social Media Category for TurfiNfo and among UNL Teaching Council & UNL Parents Association Contribution to Students Award Winners in 2016.
Associate Professor of Practice
Entrepreneurship in agriculture; marketing; business plan development. UNL Dinsdale Family Faculty Award; UNL Teaching Council; Included in UNL Parents Association Contribution to Students Award Winners 8 times.
Events Coordinator, Online Course Registration
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.