Brian K. Marchman, Ph.D. serves as Assistant Provost and the Director of the Office of Distance Learning (ODL) at the University of Florida. As the Director of ODL, a unit in the Associate Provost’s Office for Teaching & Technology, Dr. Marchman is responsible for Distance Learning program and student support; UF Flexible Learning; UF online Dual Enrollment; marketing and recruitment support through the Distance Education Service Center (DESC); and business support for online course production.
Dr. Marchman is a proud four-time graduate of the University of Florida. He earned his undergraduate degree in Political Science, M.Ed. in Social Science Education, Ed.S. and Ph.D. in Educational Leadership, each from UF. He also holds a UF graduate certificate in Managing Distance Education Environments. In addition, Dr. Marchman completed post-doctoral work in a certificate program at Harvard University’s Graduate School.
Chris earned a B.S. in Telecommunication and an M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction with a Specialization in Educational Technology from the University of Florida. Prior to beginning his education at UF he served in the U.S. Army. He has worked for UF as a full-time staff member since 1997.
Chris coordinates billing and services between the university’s preferred online proctoring vendors. He also coordinates the online distance learning fee process and supports all online, for credit programs and courses with billing and student support related services.
Andreas grew up in a small town called Ripley, Ohio. He attended Hope College in Michigan, where he studied English and Philosophy. After Hope, Andreas moved to Colorado to do a Master’s degree in Islamic Studies. He taught Religion online at Indian River State College, and pursed an MBA at UF. He started working at ODL as the director of UF Flexible Learning and UF Dual Enrollment in 2015. He enjoys spending time with his wife and their dog, a miniature dachshund named Izzy. They are avid travelers and have been to several countries together (his favorite is India). He also likes video games, industrial music, and reading.
Litza has been with UF Dual Enrollment since 2015. She is responsible for managing the Dual Enrollment program, oversees acceptance and enrollment processes, advanced student support, school district relations, and marketing/recruiting functions.
Litza is a triple Gator! She earned her undergraduate degree in Elementary Education and her M.Ed. and Ed.S. in Special Education from UF. She also holds a UF graduate certificate in Postsecondary Learning Support.
Aaron has been with ODL since 2016. He is responsible for assisting faculty and staff in new self-supporting program development, including market research and business viability analysis, and supports core ODL programs and business functions with research and data analysis, reporting, and other special projects. He earned a B.A. in Journalism from Ithaca College in 2009, an M.A. in Political Science from Villanova University in 2012, and is currently working toward completion of a Ph.D. in Geography at UF. He loves dogs and other non-dog animals and was formerly the head coach of UF's club boxing team.
Morgan joined the ODL team in 2021 as administrative support to Dr. Marchman. She provides central support for ODL initiatives and special projects, as well as for each unit within ODL. Prior to joining the ODL team, Morgan earned degrees in Human & Organizational Development and Spanish from Vanderbilt University. She is currently pursuing a master's degree in Teachers, Schools, and Society in UF's College of Education.