2005 Indiana Distance Education Week

July 22, 2005

Governor Mitch Daniels has proclaimed August 1–5, 2005 as Distance Education Week in the state of Indiana.

A kick-off event has been planned at the State House in Indianapolis from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday, August 1. More than 300 key educational leaders—as well as state senators, representatives, and officials from state government agencies, public libraries, and community learning centers—have been invited to attend.

From 10:30 to 11 a.m., speakers including Indiana State University President Lloyd Benjamin, Senator David Ford, and Dr. Suellen Reed will briefly address those in attendance. Lieutenant Governor Becky Skillman will also offer brief remarks and present an official proclamation recognizing the important contributions of distance education. A reception will immediately follow.

A number of higher education institutions, community learning centers, and other organizations will showcase their distance education programs in an exhibit area in the North Atrium from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

For more information, please visit: http://www.ihets.org/news/events/2005DEWeek/index.html