Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Oscar Hernandez named chairman of board for state distance learning association

KINGSVILLE - January 23, 2014

Contact: Julie Navejar
jule.navejar@tamuk.edu or 361-593-2590

Oscar Hernandez, Executive Director of Planning and Assessment at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, has been appointed chairman of the Board of Directors for the Texas Distance Learning Association (TxDLA) and will serve a two-year term.

Hernandez has served TxDLA in many capacities, including Rio Grande Valley Regional Group Coordinator, Regional Group Development Chair, President-Elect and Conference Chair, President and Past President. He currently also serves as Four-year Higher Education Director.

At Texas A&M-Kingsville, Hernandez is responsible for providing support and guidance to all academic and non-academic units in the development of strategic plans and measurable programs, and course learning outcomes and assessment. He also leads the Office of Institutional Research.

Prior to coming to Texas A&M-Kingsville, Hernandez was director of the Office of Student Learning and Achievement at South Texas College. He currently remains employed at South Texas College as an adjunct Spanish instructor. He also held the position of tenure track assistant professor of Spanish at University of St. Thomas and Truman State University.

He earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Spanish from Texas Tech University and has worked toward his doctorate, also at Texas Tech. 

About TxDLA

TxDLA is a non-profit association formed to promote the development and application of all forms of distance learning and to implement effective distance learning strategies for Texans and other distance learning practitioners of the global community.


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