Organization - Election Committee

Election Committee Chair: Jens Uwe Korten

Pro-Rector for Public Relations at the Inland Norway University of Applied Science. Pro-Rector for Education and Vice-Rector from 2007 to 2017, and Dean for film- and television studies in the former years.

Jens Uwe Korten was born in 1961 in Germany. He moved to Norway in 1982 and has been living there since, except for a two-years stay in Nicaragua from 1995 to 1997, when he worked for The Norwegian Student’ and Academic’ International Assistance Fond. 

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Barney Pityana

Former Vice-Chancellor and Principal for UNISA

Nyameko Barney Pityana completed his law degree through Unisa in 1976 and served as Principal and Vice-Chancellor of Unisa from 2001 to 2010.

During Pityana’s decade as Vice-Chancellor, he exercised a resolute resistance to government and ruling-party influences that at times resulted in conflict with the Ministry of Education and the ANC. 

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Marci Powell

Marci Powell & Associates, CEO/President, USDLA Chair Emerita and Past President

Marci Powell provides thought leadership and consultative expertise in the field of digital learning and innovation.

Throughout her career, Marci has been passionate about the power of technology and its impact on education and training. Her background as a teacher, trainer, administrator, and global director with several technology companies gives Marci insight and credibility as an advisor to public and private sectors worldwide.  As a subject matter expert, she shares global best practices and strategic guidance in distance education and digital learning.

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