A couple of weeks ago I sketched out a proposal for an "institute of open learning" at the University of North Dakota. I pitched it to some of the "power-that-be", and I think that I have some basic start up funds to make it happen.
Now the proposal has to make its way through the administrative hierarchy here on campus. In the meantime, I'll make a draft of the proposal available here. Everything included in the proposal is tentative right now including prospects for funding and collaborative relationships on campus, and I expect this might all change if and when we get down to brass tacks (e.g. cost of implementation, et c.).
But for now, here it is: