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

2015 Strategic Priorities

  • Building the Profession
  • IT as a Game Changer
  • Foundations
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News and Events

Now Open: Call for Nominations for the Board of Directors

Help EDUCAUSE be agile, forward leaning, and responsive–apply or submit your nominations for the 2015 Board of Directors election by February 1.

New Editors Announced for EDUCAUSE Review

EDUCAUSE Review, the association’s award-winning magazine, has named four new editors for 2015: Jonathan Blake Huer, Paul LeBlanc, Michael Roy, and Tracy Schroeder.

EDUCAUSE Awards: Nominate an IT Leader

Recognize those in our community who have made exceptional contributions to IT in higher education—nominate by February 17.

Join the New SharePoint Discussion Group

Ask questions and share your experiences on aspects such as governance, implementation strategies, and more in this free EDUCAUSE Constituent Group.

Are You Integrating the Student Voice Into Your IT Planning?

More than 75,000 students shared their technology experiences in this publicly available report.

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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

Top 10 IT Issues: Administrative IT

Find out which of the top IT issues will have the biggest impact on administrative IT programs.

Administrative IT Summit 2015

Analytics expand the value of administrative systems from essential operational infrastructure to key strategic asset. Share your ideas with fellow leaders this summer in...

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.  

Join Community Discussions

Join the CIO Discussion Group.

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Programs And Resources

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

The Power of Privacy

Watch the recording of "The Power of Privacy and the Passion to Build Something Better," a free EDUCAUSE Live! webinar with guest speaker Michelle Dennedy. 

Cybersecurity Bills Passed

Congress passed four cybersecurity bills seen as major steps for cybersecurity, representing the first substantial cybersecurity reforms approved by...

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....

Policy and Security Twitter

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

Top 10 IT Issues: Teaching and Learning

Find out which of the top IT issues converge with key teaching and learning issues from the annual ELI Content Anchor Survey.

Latest ELI 7 Things

Check out the "7 Things You Should Know About Drones."

7 Things You Should Read About Faculty Digital Fluencies and Frameworks

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

Innovations Designed for Deeper Learning in Higher Education

Seven insitutions received $1.7 million from Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC) Building Blocks for College Completion grant program to scale innovations...

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.

ELI and NGLC on Twitter


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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Leadership and Management Programs

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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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2015 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.