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EDUCAUSE is led by a board of directors, member-based committees, and program development and operations staff. With the support of our community, we are able to accomplish our mission of advancing higher education through the use of information technology.

EDUCAUSE Board of Directors

The EDUCAUSE Board of Directors provides governance, sets strategic directions, and helps the association anticipate emerging issues.

Special Advisory Bodies

Special Advisory Bodies provide guidance from senior leaders in the profession on major initiatives.

Annual Business Meeting

At this annual meeting, the Board of Directors and executive staff review the year's major accomplishments, the association's financial condition, and new program initiatives for the coming year. This meeting is open to all members.

Member Committees

Member committees are served by volunteers who contribute significantly to the quality and vigor of EDUCAUSE programs and infuse an ever-changing, up-to-date cross-section of knowledge and expertise.


EDUCAUSE Bylaws define the association's operational policies and procedures, including the definition of membership and the duties of the Board of Directors.


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.


Digital Badges
Member recognition effort
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Career Center

Leadership and Management Programs

EDUCAUSE Institute
Project Management



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.


EDUCAUSE organizes its efforts around three IT Focus Areas



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Get on the Higher Ed IT Map

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

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Uncommon Thinking for the Common Good™

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