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UIS Online Awards

2008 Society for New Communications Research Award

Online Reputation Management

2008 Sloan-C Award for UIS

Ralph E. Gomory Award for Quality Online Learning

2007 Sloan-C Award for UIS

Excellence in Institution-Wide Online Teaching and Learning

2002 Sloan-C Award

2010 Mayadas Award


A Record of Leadership in Technology and Online Learning


1984 Commencement Address 




2016 Keynote Rutgers Online Learning Conference “Students at the Center: Redefining Higher Education” 




Brief Bio

Ray Schroeder is Professor Emeritus, Associate Vice Chancellor for Online Learning at the University of Illinois Springfield (UIS) and Senior Fellow, Founding Director of the National Council for Online Education at the University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA).  Each year, Schroeder publishes articles / book chapters and presents nationally on emerging topics in online and technology-enhanced learning.  Ray’s social media publications daily reach more than 12,000 professionals. Schroeder leads an online program with 25 graduate and undergraduate degrees and numerous certificates.  He is the 2010 inaugural recipient of the A. Frank Mayadas Online Leadership Award, 2011 recipient of the University of Illinois Distinguished Service Award, the United States Distance Learning Association Hall of Fame Award 2016, and the American Journal of Distance Education/University of Wisconsin Wedemeyer Excellence in Distance Education Award 2016.​

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