2016 Campus Technology Innovators

We seek exemplary colleges and universities, their visionary technology project leadership, and their innovative vendor partners who have deployed extraordinary campus technology solutions to campus challenges. Is your innovative technology project a model for others to follow? Nominate your institution, technology project leader(s), and vendor partner(s) by March 1! The awards are open to both US and international entries, and multiple submissions are welcome. There is no entry fee. Winners will be announced on our Web site on June 1.

The call for entries is now closed. A text version of the entry instructions is available here for reference purposes only.

Your peers will help decide

Entries will be reviewed by our Innovators Judging Committee of higher ed tech leaders, many of whom are former Campus Technology Innovators award winners. Final winners will be selected by our expert team of editors.

Winners will be recognized with:

  • A special feature in our digital magazine and on our Web site
  • Award ceremony at the Campus Technology 2016 conference in Boston, MA, Aug. 1-4, 2016.
  • 1 free registration to Campus Technology 2016 for the project lead
  • Discounted registration for 1 project team member
  • Opportunity to share your project in a poster session at Campus Technology 2016
  • Other special recognition for vendor partners and project contributors

We are seeking innovators in the following categories:

  1. Teaching and Learning (including, but not limited to: learning design/instructional design; immersive technologies; social software, Web 2.0; mobile learning; teaching in the smart classroom; collaboration tools; student assessment; student ePortfolios; lecture capture; eLearning)
  2. Student Systems and Services (including, but not limited to: technology for career services; advising/online advising; technology for housing; physical security and emergency planning; eTextbooks/bookstore; instructional resources and library services; recruitment/eRecruitment)
  3. Administration (including, but not limited to: student lifecycle management; admissions; constituent relationship management; retention; ERP; business intelligence; institutional advancement and development; eProcurement; portals; technology leadership and program development)
  4. IT Infrastructure and Systems (including, but not limited to: learning management systems; collaboration technologies and environments; learning space design/architecture/smart classrooms; classroom management and control systems; data security and authentication; networking; SaaS and cloud computing; telecommunications; digital repositories/digital libraries; high-performance computing; green technologies; disaster recovery and business continuity; help desk)
  5. Education Futurists (including, but not limited to: visionary learning technology development; new program development; institutional reformation; trend spotters: technology and society)

If a project spans more than one category, choose the category that best describes the innovation. Campus Technology may reassign entries to a different category if deemed appropriate.

The call for entries is now closed.

Questions? E-mail us at innovators@campustechnology.com.


Call for entries: Jan. 4

Deadline extension: March 1


Questions? E-mail us.