Posted on Tuesday, January 13, 2009
Eric Fredericksen '83 was recognized by The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation for serving as chair of the awards selection committee for the Excellence in Online Teaching and Learning Awards Program, from 2003 to 2007.
He was previously named a Sloan Distinguished Scholar in Online Education (2001).
Currently serving as the associate vice provost in University Information Technology at the University of Rochester, he is responsible for developing and managing programs that help support the institution's academic and research missions.
He received his bachelor's in mathematics from Hobart College, where he was a member of the Statesmen basketball team. He earned an MBA from the William Simon Graduate School of Business at the University of Rochester, and a master's in curriculum development and instructional technology from the Graduate School of Education at the University at Albany. He is currently a doctoral student in the Warner School's educational leadership program.
The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation is a philanthropic, not-for-profit institution that makes grants in support of original research and education in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and economic performance.