UPCEA is the country's largest professional association dedicated to continuing and professional education. Its members include public and private accredited, degree-granting colleges and universities, international universities, and nonprofit organizations with a significant commitment to professional and continuing higher education.
Obbink was selected by peers from across the country for the three-year term. She will work with other commissioners to help identify emerging policy issues and best practices in distance and technology-enhanced learning, teaching and management in higher education.
Obbink is director of Extended University, an outreach division of MSU that offers continuing education, workforce training and public outreach programs as well as distance learning via Montana State Online.
Kim Obbink (406) 994-6550, firstname.lastname@example.org