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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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News and Events

What Do Faculty Need and Expect from IT?

Find out what nearly 17,500 faculty members had to say.

7 Things You Should Know About IT Accessibility

Learn how it works, where it's going, and the implications for higher education.

EDUCAUSE President and CEO Search

EDUCAUSE President and CEO Diana G. Oblinger will retire in March 2015. We invite community members to review the position description and consider qualified community leaders.

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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.



News and Events

2014 Survey Deadline Extended

Complete the survey by November 7 to access free IT performance metrics for your institution.

Framing IT Challenges as Strategic Opportunities

New briefs help leaders frame conversations about IT challenges, including administrative systems and services, online learning, security, and more.

Maximizing Value in a Time of Change

How can you use administrative IT to your advance institutional mission? Learn more in the EDUCAUSE/NACUBO 2014 Administrative IT Summit summary report.

Maximize Institutional Relationships with CRMs

CRM are the second most rapidly changing core system area in higher education. Get insights into future trends and tips for successful CRMs implementations in this new ECAR bulletin.

Justify Your IT Infrastructure Project

This new ECAR bulletin provides a framework to help you assess your need for IT infrastructure updates and make the case to decision makers.  

Today's Information Security

Limited resources mean institutions must be efficient in their data protection activities. Learn more about the state of information security in higher ed with this new ECAR bulletin spotlighting...

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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

TEACH Act: Good Intentions, Bad Legislation

What the legislation would mean for higher ed's ability to use technology to advance learning.

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....

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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.


News and Events

Latest ELI 7 Things

Check out the "7 Things You Should Know About the Internet of Things."

ELI Fall Focus Session Program

Program now available for "Re-Imagining Learning Spaces: Design, Technology, and Assessment," October 28-29.

7 Things You Should Read About Microlearning in Mobile and Flipped Contexts

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

Chattanooga State Community College: U Do the Math Program

U Do the Math provides an innovative alternative to developmental math, replacing tradtional course lectures with a student-centered approach to active learning and subject mastery. 

Breakthrough Models for College Completion

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

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Annual Conference
September 29–October 2
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Events for all Levels and Interests

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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Jump Start Your Career Growth

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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Employees of EDUCAUSE member institutions and organizations are invited to create individual profiles.



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.