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EDUCAUSE is a nonprofit association whose mission is to advance higher education through the use of information technology.

2014 Strategic Priorities

  • Building the Profession
  • IT as a Game Changer
  • Foundations
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Free Webinar Recording: The Evolving Role of the CISO

Listen to this free webinar recording on: "Who Moved My Office? The Evolving Role of the CISO."

Today's Higher Education IT Workforce

Job satisfaction, salary, culture—learn what makes the higher education IT workforce tick with this now publicly available ECAR report. 

Assessment of E-Book Strategies Webinar Recording

Free webinar recording now available on the assessment of e-book strategies. 

Register Now for EDUCAUSE 2014

Join the best thinking in higher education IT, September 29–October 2. Participate face-to-face in Orlando, Florida, or virtually.

Updated Free Project Management Resources

Read the recently updated set of articles from the Project Management Institute—free for EDUCAUSE members. 

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Programs and Resources

ECAREDUCAUSE Center for Analysis and Research

Research dedicated to understanding IT's role in colleges and universities.


Core Data ServiceCore Data Service

Comparative data to inform higher education IT strategic planning and management.



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Public Computing Resources

Now publicly available, this ECAR resource indicates public computing resources remain relevant in higher education.

Today's Higher Education IT Workforce

Job satisfaction, salary, culture—learn what makes the higher education IT workforce tick with this now publicly available ECAR report. 

Make Your Case for IT with Custom Analytics

EDUCAUSE now offers decision support services based on CDS and ECAR data.

Stretch Your Administrative IT Dollar

Get EDUCAUSE and NACUBO recommendations for maximizing the cost-effectiveness of administrative IT services and systems.

Central IT Support Services

What's trending in central IT support services? Find out in this publicly available ECAR Research Bulletin.

The Future of Administrative IT

Your president wants to know what's next. Start here.

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Policy IconEDUCAUSE Policy

Tracks, analyzes, and advocates on the latest public and campus policy issues affecting higher education IT


Cybersecurity Initiative

Provides access to key information and resources and houses the Higher Education Information Security Council (HEISC)


News and Events

HathiTrust Constitutes Fair Use

On June 10 the court validated HathiTrust, a searchable online database of written materials, claiming it did not violate copyright laws.  

Regulation Considered for Broadband Development Projects

The FCC is calling for comments on the Tennessee  law prohibiting municipalities from investing in broadband network projects, an issue which may be a concern for colleges and universities....

Concern for Proposed State Authorization Changes

SLOAN-C, UPCEA, and WCET expressed concern for ED’s proposal that would require formal review for distance education programs and result in rising costs for students.

IT Governance, Risk, and Compliance

Get the data you need to make informed decisions about IT GRC with this new ECAR report.

FCC Approves Net Neutrality Proposal

On May 15 the FCC voted in favor of Chairman Tom Wheeler's new net neutrality rule to protect the open Internet.

Draft FERPA Amendment Overhauls Student Privacy Law

The Protecting Student Privacy Act of 2014 was issued on May 14 in response to recent changes in FERPA interpretation that allowed for increased sharing of student data with outside companies....

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Programs and Resources

ELIEDUCAUSE Learning Initiative

Understanding and advancing learning through the innovative use of technology

NGLCNext Generation Learning Challenges

Accelerating educational innovation through applied technology to dramatically improve college readiness and completion in the United States.


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New SEI Case Study

"Better Understanding Through Data: Completion, Motivation, and Learning in Minnesota MOOCs." Open to ELI nonmembers after 90 days.

Latest ELI 7 Things

Check out the "7 Things You Should Know About Design Thinking."

7 Things You Should Read About the LMS/Learning Ecosystem

Provides a concise set of resources on emerging learning technologies. Open to ELI nonmembers after 90 days.

Student Success Data Are Sensitive

Find out what higher education leaders need to know about managing data risk in student success systems in this executive brief.

Next Gen Tools: Faculty Engagement

Follow the cirriculum development process for the Texas Affordable Baccalureate driven by faculty at two instituitons.

Breakthrough Models for College Completion

Discover the innovative approaches of 9 new postsecondary degree programs that were funded by NGLC.

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Whether you're looking for a conference to attend face-to-face to connect with peers, or for an online event for team professional development, see what's upcoming.


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Explore EDUCAUSE professional development opportunities that match your career aspirations and desired level of time investment through our interactive online guide.


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2014 Strategic Priorities

  • Building the Profession
  • IT as a Game Changer
  • Foundations

Learn More >

Uncommon Thinking for the Common Good™

EDUCAUSE is the foremost community of higher education IT leaders and professionals.