We are pleased to announce the winners of our 10th annual Campus Technology Innovators awards. This year, 11 honorees were selected in six categories, out of 215 nominations submitted from higher education institutions around the globe. Entries were reviewed by our Innovators Judging Committee, a group of higher ed tech leaders, many of whom are former Innovators award winners. Final winners were chosen by our expert team of editors.
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Category: Teaching and Learning
Project: Students Collaborating Internationally in the Academic Computing Cloud
- An international, student-designed and student-delivered academic learning environment combining a website, MOOC, and open online community.
Project lead: Radley Cramer, director, Fashion Program
Category: Student Systems and Services
PAR Framework (A collaborative of 16 higher ed institutions)
Project: Predictive Analytics Reporting Framework
- A multi-institutional effort to develop predictive analytics for student success and link interventions to specific risk factors.
Project lead: Beth Davis, managing director, PAR Framework
Georgia Institute of Technology
Project: AMAC Accessibility Solutions and Research Center
- A full-service center offering efficient, accessible e-text, Braille, assistive technology, and captioning to postsecondary institutions.
Project lead: Christopher Lee, head, AMAC Accessibility Solutions and Research Center
University of Washington
Project: MyPlan: Integrated Planning and Advising System
- Open source software that integrates previously siloed administrative functions such as degree audit and articulation, student lifecycle and recruitment, registration, and advising.
Project lead: Darcy Van Patten, director, student information systems
Category: Administrative Systems
Kennesaw State University
Project: New Learning Models Virtual Assessment Center
- Operationalizing credit awards for MOOC participants drives enrollment and create a new revenue stream for the university.
Project lead: Elke Leeds, assistant vice president, technology-enhanced learning
City Colleges of Chicago
- A data democracy culture supported by a flexible, interactive reporting and analytics system.
Project lead: Brendan Aldrich, executive director, data warehousing services
Category: Leadership, Governance and Policy
NYU School of Social Work
- A community-led group for fostering collaboration, building relationships, sharing information, and impacting strategy for IT across a large, distributed university.
Project lead: Evan Silberman, IT Director
The University of Oklahoma
Project: One University Digital Initiative
- A technology strategy for a broad, sweeping campaign to ensure the university will take its place in the digital realm.
Project lead: Nick Hathaway, executive vice president
Category: IT Infrastructure and Systems
Penn State University
Project: DNA Compiler
- A web portal and high-performance computing platform that enables researchers to use the cloud for one of the most challenging research applications: DNA sequencing.
Project lead: Howard Salis, assistant professor of biological and chemical engineering
University of Denver
Project: Anderson Academic Commons (Penrose Library) Renovation
- The transformation of a traditional library to a technology-rich learning commons, including a move to digital publishing.
Project lead: Nancy Allen, dean and director, Anderson Academic Commons
Category: Education Futurists
NYU Stern School of Business
Project: Langone Lab - An Innovative Orientation Program Using Apps and Wearable Tech to Power New Learning Experiences
- A student orientation experience focused on experiential, collaborative learning and cutting-edge tech tools like Google Glass.
Project lead: Maya Georgieva, associate director