Online advising programs can provide critical academic services to distance learning students who otherwise might feel untethered from their schools.
A 2009 CIO study from the Center for Higher Education CIO Studies (CHECS) found that 45 out of 100 higher education CIO respondents planned to retire or change careers in...
Carnegie Mellon University's School of Computer Science will soon meet the new boss, but she's the same as the old boss.
After allocating time and resources over the last two years to studying chief information officer trends across the higher education space, Wayne Brown came to the conclusion that there's a mass exodus on the horizon that few institutions are aware of. Those that choose to ignore it could find themselves picking CIOs from a much smaller pool of candidates than has ever existed in the past.
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) has a new vice chancellor for IT. Elazar Harel will also hold the title of CIO. The new position, which comes with a base salary of $310,800, replaces the previously shared arrangement in which two associate vice chancellors jointly filled the academic and administrative CIO roles.
The CIO of SUNY's College of Technology in Dehli, NY is moving to UMassOnline, the online learning consortium of the University of Massachusetts, as CTO.
Ever since the first customer relationship management (CRM) tools found their way onto North American campuses around 2002, higher ed administrators have cringed at the mention of the word “customer,” preferring to substitute “constituent” for the more sales-driven term. Yet, with competition for qualified candidates heating up over the past decade and the recent economic downturn decimating recruiting budgets, nomenclature has come to matter a good deal less than fresh intelligence and the ability to attract top-level prospects.
The role of the CIO has existed in higher education for some 25 years, but its career path is not well defined. Wayne Brown's ongoing research, now under the guise of the Center for Higher Education Chief Information Officers Studies, attempts to uncover key trends in the CIO role in an effort to help IT leaders going forward.