Division of Extended Campus

Oregon State University's Division of Extended Campus provides access to a variety of high-quality learning opportunities to students throughout the world. The division is home to Oregon State Ecampus, OSU Summer Session, Open Oregon State, the OSU Ecampus Research Unit, and OSU Professional and Continuing Education.

Extended Campus falls under the umbrella of Oregon State's Academic Programs and Learning Innovation, which is led by Vice Provost Dr. Susana Rivera-Mills.

Extended Campus units

  • Oregon State Ecampus delivers nearly 50 degree and certificate programs and more than 1,100 courses online to distance learners in all 50 states and more than 50 countries. OSU Ecampus has been ranked top 10 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report four years in a row.
  • OSU Summer Session serves more than 7,000 students annually on the Corvallis campus and at the OSU Hatfield Marine Science Center on the Oregon coast.
  • Open Oregon State works with OSU faculty to create online educational resources such as free textbooks, enabling them to share their expertise in digital media collections around the world.
  • The OSU Ecampus Research Unit conducts innovative research that aims to create an accessible and inclusive online learning environment for students at Oregon State and nationwide.
  • OSU Professional and Continuing Education (PACE) serves more than 9,000 students annually by identifying, creating and supporting lifelong learning opportunities that offer tangible value through quality programming that address educational, professional and economic development goals of individuals and organizations.
Lisa L. Templeton, executive director, OSU Ecampus

Lisa L. Templeton

Division leadership

Lisa L. Templeton is the associate provost for the Division of Extended Campus. She served as the executive director of OSU Extended Campus from 2008 to 2017.

  • Alfonso Bradoch, director, Program Insights, OSU Ecampus
  • Jessica DuPont, executive director, Market Development and the Student Experience, OSU Extended Campus
  • Dianna Fisher, director, Open Oregon State
  • Kathryn Linder, Ph.D., director, OSU Ecampus Research Unit
  • Melanie Mitchell, director, OSU Professional and Continuing Education
  • Marleigh Perez, director, Student Success and Support Services, OSU Ecampus
  • Shannon Riggs, executive director, Course Development and Learning Innovation, OSU Extended Campus


Visit the websites linked above to learn more about the units in the Division of Extended Campus, or call 800-667-1465.