Ben Meredith is the New SWOSU Director of Distance Learning


Dr. Ben P. Meredith is the new director of distance learning at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford.

Meredith came to SWOSU from Olympic College in Bremerton (WA) where he was professor and distance learning coordinator. He also worked as a distance education and e-learning consultant for ANGEL Learning Management System.

Other experiences for Meredith include serving as an associate professor in the History and Political Science Department at Porterville College in Porterville (CA) and 11 years as an Infantry Officer in the United States Army.

Meredith obtained a Doctorate of Education in educational technology from Pepperdine University, a Master of Arts in political science and a Master of Arts in West European studies from Indiana University, and a Bachelor of Arts in history from Youngstown State University.

SWOSU provides distance education in a number of formats that include online courses, interactive video courses and telecourses.

Meredith replaces Dr. Les Price who retired earlier this year.