About NetMath™

Overview

The University of Illinois Department of Mathematics has long been a national leader in distance education through its NetMath program. Following the retirement of its founding director Debra Woods in 2012, NetMath is now led by Faculty Director Professor Randy McCarthy and Associate Directors Bruce Carpenter and Anu Murphy.


Professional Staff

Murphy assumed overall responsibility for managing day-to-day operations of NetMath in 2012. Carpenter, who joined the department in 1997, supervises the instruction of NetMath’s core courses and contributes to the development of its innovative curriculum. The NetMath professional staff also includes: Zac Schoenrock, Instructional and Advising Specialist; Jin Hyung To, Instructional Specialist; Kerry Butson, Assistant eLearning Specialist; Dave Watson, eLearning Information Technology Specialist; Andrew Nygard, Visiting Academic Media Specialist; Amber Holmes, Visiting Student Services Coordinator; Theresa Tucker, Office Manager; and Paul Kramer, Office Support Associate.

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Teaching Assistants, Mentors, and Academic Hourlies

Currently NetMath employs several graduate teaching assistants, 15-20 undergraduate mentors, and several Academic Hourlies who work with individual students.

When Debra Woods and Jerry Uhl started NetMath in 1996, it had only a few dozen students. Today, thousands of students around the world are able to take University of Illinois math courses through the NetMath program.