Educause has named John O'Brien as its next president and CEO, beginning June 1. O'Brien succeeds Diana Oblinger, who is retiring in May after leading the higher education technology association for 10 years (first as a vice president, then as president).
It's generally understood that the CIO role in higher education is extremely demanding. Can former CIOs help their on-field colleagues, coaching them from the sidelines? We asked Brian Voss.
Taking a page from the corporate playbook, some universities are creating a new C-level title focused on moving the academy into the digital age. Will the CDO be a strategic advantage or an organizational name game that dilutes IT's role in institutional leadership?
Campus information technology departments are looking for candidates with skill sets in mobile, big data and more — but will the best talent be lost to the corporate sector?
Digital technology is fundamentally changing the nature of higher education — and its strategic leadership.
E-learning leader Michael Abbiatti is stepping into a leadership role at the WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies (WCET).
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.
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.
Pennsylvania State University has named Renata Engel associate vice provost for online programs.
Two of the major MOOC providers in the U.S. announced new executives yesterday.