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Dan Cotton

Cotton, Dan
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University of Nebraska - Lincoln
3550 East Campus Loop S
211B Ag Hall
Lincoln, NE 68588

University Profile

Programs involvement
Agricultural Systems Management and Technology Course Share - Campus Coordinator
Community Development Graduate Programs - Campus Coordinator
Food Safety & Defense Graduate Certificate - Campus Coordinator
Grassland Management Graduate Certificate - Campus Coordinator
Horticulture Graduate Certificates - Campus Coordinator
Quantitative Genetics and Genomics Online Courses - Campus Coordinator


Dan Cotton is the Director of Integrated Technologies for Nebraska Extension and Coordinator of Extended Education for the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, University of Nebraska – Lincoln.  Before moving into these roles, Cotton served as the founding executive director of eXtension, a national Internet-based educational network of the Cooperative Extension System. Prior to his role with eXtension, positions included director of communications and Information technology for the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, computer coordinator for the Illinois Cooperative Extension Service, and manager of personal computer operations for the University of Missouri Extension. For more than 30 years, Cotton has worked as a leader in advancing the use of information technology and online learning in the development and delivery of Cooperative Extension education and information. 


A.A.S. in Data Processing, Parkland College, 1984
Master in Music, University of Missouri--Columbia, 1977
Bachelor of Music in Education, Central Methodist College, 1975