Personnel


IT Veteran Viji Murali Named to UC-Davis CIO Post

Higher ed IT veteran Viji Murali is stepping into the role of chief information officer and vice provost of information and educational technology at the University of California, Davis.

Educause President and CEO Diana Oblinger to Retire

After a decade of service to the higher education technology association, Educause President and CEO Diana Oblinger has announced she will retire in March of next year.

Penn State Names Academic Leader for Online Programs

Pennsylvania State University has named Renata Engel associate vice provost for online programs.

New Leadership at EdX and Coursera

Two of the major MOOC providers in the U.S. announced new executives yesterday.

Ohio State Names Michael Hofherr CIO

Michael Hofherr has been named vice president and chief information officer at The Ohio State University, effective March 1.

George Siemens to Lead Digital Learning Research at UT-Arlington

George Siemens, an expert in the field of digital learning known for creating one of the first massive open online courses, has joined The University of Texas at Arlington to lead a lab exploring the critical demands new learning technologies place on higher education.

Fighting Staff Resistance to Change

When the e-learning team at Northern Virginia Community College doubled in size, not everyone was happy. Here are five ways the school is building trust and acceptance to ease the transition.

The Hassles of Hiring

In the face of a shrinking number of staff members to do the manual labor and grander plans to look further afield when hiring faculty, this college sought a better way to collaborate on faculty hiring.

5 Tips for Hiring a College A/V Specialist

Five key considerations institutions should keep in mind when filling the role of campus A/V specialist.

College CIO-for-Hire

A Massachusetts community college reaps the benefits of outsourcing its chief information officer.