Category: Board

Category: Board

Recent news from Wiki Education

Announcing our Annual Plan for 2018-2019

It’s time to announce Wiki Education’s new Annual Plan for the 2018–19 fiscal year, approved by our Board of Trustees in early June. The plan prescribes activities, goals, and targets for our organization from July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019, and also reports on the successes and learnings from last year. As we look … Continued

Announcing our Annual Plan for 2016-2017

Today, we’re sharing the Wiki Education Foundation’s annual plan for Fiscal Year 2016–2017. The plan, and budget, were approved by the Board of Trustees at its June meeting. We’re sharing it here as part of Wiki Ed’s commitment to sharing information about our goals and spending. The Plan is a report on our work last … Continued

Press Release: Dr. Carwil Bjork-James elected to Wiki Education Foundation board

In January, Wiki Education Foundation board elected a new board member, Dr. Carwil Bjork-James. Dr. Bjork-James is an expert in indigenous communities and a years-long contributor to Wikipedia, both as an editor and as an instructor in our Classroom Program. Dr. Bjork-James is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Vanderbilt University. He earned his PhD at … Continued

Wikipedia’s “Bum Rap” on American RadioWorks

The Wiki Education Foundation’s board chair, Dr. Diana Strassmann, spoke with American RadioWorks host Steven Smith about her experiences as an instructor teaching with Wikipedia. Dr. Strassmann is the Carolyn and Fred McManis Distinguished Professor in the Practice at Rice University. In the interview, she discusses the merits of Wikipedia assignments, and the value her … Continued

Welcome, Lorraine Hariton

A very warm welcome to Lorraine Hariton, the newest board member of the Wiki Education Foundation. I’m thrilled about Lorraine joining the Wiki Education Foundation board and bringing her expertise with technology and board service to our organization. I’m pleased to see the Wiki Education Foundation board shaping up so well with strong members like … Continued

Thank you, Mike Christie

We are terribly sad to accept the resignation of Mike Christie from the Wiki Education Foundation board. As Mike wrote on his on-wiki notice announcing his decision, he has been part of the Wiki Education Foundation’s leadership since we were a working group of volunteers trying to determine the best way to support the Wikipedia … Continued