Gary Wayne Matkin

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Dean, Continuing Education

Director, Summer Session

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1990, Education
M.B.A., University of California, Berkeley, 1970, Political Aspects of Business
B.S., University of San Francisco, 1966, Accounting
Certified Public Accountant, 1966, California License E14426

Phone: (949) 824-5525
Fax: (949) 824-2742

University of California, Irvine
UCI Extension, Dean's Office
PO Box 6050
Irvine, CA 92616
Research Interests
Online and Distance Education; Regional Economic Development; Continuing Education Administration
Using Financial Information in Continuing Education, Accepted Methods and New Approaches, Phoenix, Arizona: 1997 American Council on Education/Oryx Press, (309 pages). Awarded the Philip E. Frandson Award by the University Continuing Education Association, April 1997.
Technology Transfer and the University, New York: 1990. Macmillan, (329 pages).
Effective Budgeting in Continuing Education, San Francisco: 1985 Jossey-Bass Publishers, (476 pages). Honorable mention, Philip Frandson Award, NUCEA, 1987.
Book Chapters:
“Institutional Changes for Transdisciplinary Research and Learning” The Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems, item E6-49-03. EOLSS Publishers Co., Inc., Oxford, U.K.
“University Technology Transfer and the Problems of Conflict of Interest” Technology Transfer and Public Policy, edited by Yong S. Lee (95-109), Westport, Connecticut: 1997, Quorum Books.
“Organizing University Economic Development: Lessons from Continuing Education and Technology Transfer,” The University’s Role in Economic Development: From Research to Outreach, edited by James P. Pappas, San Francisco: 1997, Jossey-Bass (27-41).
“The University Role in Regional Economic Development: Lessons for Switzerland from America,” Wandel im Tertiären Bildunggssektor (71-79), Herbst, Latzel and Lutz (Ed.), Hochschul-Verlag AG, Zurich, 1997.
Journal Articles:
“Spinning Off in the United States: Why and How?” STI Review, Special Issue on Fostering High-tech Spin-offs: A Public Strategy for Innovation, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), No. 26, 2001, 97-119.
“Notes on Financing University Distance Education,” Continuing Higher Education Review, Vol. 65, 2001, 89-97.
“Redefining Competition in University Continuing Education,” Continuing Higher Education Review, Vol. 62, 1998, 71-74.
“Taking Stock of Taking Equity: The Last Frontier of University Technology Transfer, “Tertiary Education and Management,” 2:1, 1996, 31-40.
“From Cash Cow to Golden Goose: Measuring and Reporting the Economic Impact of Continuing Education’s Continuing Higher Education Review,” Spring 1995, Vol. 58, No 3, 27-41.
“Technology Transfer and Public Policy: Lessons from a Case Study,” Policy Studies Journal, Summer 1994, Vol. 22, No. 2, 371-383. (Version of chapter in Technology and Transfer and Public Policy mentioned above.)
Other Publications:
“Developing a Conceptual Framework and Vocabulary for E-Learning,” University Teaching As E-Business? Research and Policy Agendas, Selected Conference Proceedings, Center for Studies in Higher Education, edited by Diane Harley, Shannon Lawrence, Sandra Ouyang, and Jenny White, 2002, 5-12.
“A Dean’s Perspective of Online Education at UC,” University of California, Teaching Learning and Technology Center, June 2002, website:
“Report on a Preliminary Survey of Economic Development Efforts of NASULGC Member Institutions,” December 1996.
“The University Role in Regional Economic Development: Lessons for Switzerland from America” (See citation under “Book Chapters” above) and “Taking Stock of Taking Equity: The Last Frontier of University Technology Transfer,” Wandel im Tertiären Bildungssektor: Zur Position der Schweiz im Internationalen Vergleich, Proceedings from the EAIR Forum, August, 1995.
“Colleges as Promoters of Economic Development,” opinion piece, Chronicle of Higher Education, 17 November, 1993, B1.
Book Review in Continuing Higher Education Review, 57, 1 and 2, 1993: “Students of the Third Age: University/College Programs for Retired Adults.”
Book Review in Planning for Higher Education, Summer 1992: “Technology in the Garden: Research Parks and Regional Economic Development.”
Bernard Osher Foundation:Support for UCI Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, July 1, 2004-June 30, 2005. $100,000. Support for second annual Osher Lifelong Learning Institute meeting, November 5-7, 2004. $150,000. William and Flora Hewlett Foundation: Support for the Foundation’s Open Knowledge Initiative; April 15, 2004-April 14, 2006. $220,000. Bernard Osher Foundation: Support for UCI Osher Lifelong Learning Institute; July 1, 2003-July 1, 2004. $100,000. William and Flora Hewlett Foundation: Seminar on the State of Learning Content Sharing in the E-Learning Industry. July 1, 2002 – June 30, 2003. $87,000.
Professional Societies
University Continuing Education Association (UCEA)
National Assoc State and Land Grant Colleges
Other Experience
Associate Dean, CE
UC Berkeley 1990—2000

Director, Admin Services
UC Berkeley 1975—1990

Business Officer
UC Berkeley 1973—1975

Various 1966—1973

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