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Friday
Oct 15th, 2010
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Arena
Pacific Time
The possibilities and challenges posed by advances in information technology have changed the landscape of leadership in higher education. This presentation will offer a glimpse into the perspectives of Jolene Koester, president of a regional comprehensive university (California State University, Northridge), on the role of information technology in her university's future. Gain insights into how university presidents spend their time and what they need to know to help them make good decisions for their institutions. How can presidents use information technology as an enabler of their institutional mission and goals? How can university information technology organizations be most responsive to the needs of the institution and the president?
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#educause10 Interesting, honest perspective #E10_GS03

#E10_GS03 I wonder how much trust is a factor of admin/it in situations where it see the train coming and yell 2 get off the track

#educause10 #E10_GS03 advice: Presidential Communication is everything. Her public, private, informal, formal - every piece effects school.

#E10_GS03 It's assumed that IT always needs a governance structure, but what about other orgs in university? Important for them too?

#educause10 #E10_GS03 What is the Sound and Lightshow your Univ. President is creating for ur school? How can you make it more vivid?

w/o strategic focus will not see much improvement and change, simply cannot accomplish everything there is to do. #E10_GS03

@leslieday I like her a lot. She is interesting to listen to even though its online. #educause10 #E10_GS03

President of CSU Northridge says #educause10 #E10_GS03 Presidents are not always comfortable with IT. Its an area they understand the least.

RT @amyberger: #E10_GS03 #educause10 Jolene Koester: What YOU want to do may not be what others want or need to do. me: Too true, too true...

@sjavadi I know! That's hard to do... #educause10 #E10_GS03

President of CSU Northridge's #educause10 #E10_GS03 advice: Teamwork - a President is only as good as their team in place.

Managing change is a balancing act between the covenant of change and the covenant of tradition #E10_GS03 #educause10

#E10_GS03 #educause10 Jolene Koester: What YOU want to do may not be what others want or need to do. me: Too true, too true...

Me too! She is a great speaker. RT @sjavadi: watching the #Educause10 closing keynote "Confessions of a University President" #E10_GS03

We're fleeing to safety @ LAX. Peace out! RT @EDUCAUSE_HULK #E10_GS03 NOT MANY PEOPLE AT GENERAL SESSION! GUESS EDUCAUSE HULK SCARE AWAY!!

http://yfrog.com/4bt7caj
#educause10
Listening from Educause central confortable seat with Wi-Fi and electricity
#E10_GS03

Tweet your questions to Jolene Koester with #E10_GS03 tag #educause10

#E10_GS03 listening of the final advices

I'm here to take ?s from the online and streaming audiences to the live session. Just tweet your ?s with #E10_GS03 tag #educause10

well, so far I have learned quite a bit about the cal state university system... #E10_GS03

#E10_GS03 NOT MANY PEOPLE AT GENERAL SESSION! GUESS EDUCAUSE HULK SCARE AWAY!

Waiting for the general session #E10_GS03 not the same as being there, but at least i didn't have to leave my time zone.

watching the #Educause10 closing keynote and excited to hear Dr. Kessner with "Confessions of a University President" #E10_GS03


Comments

#educause10 Interesting, honest perspective #E10_GS03

#E10_GS03 I wonder how much trust is a factor of admin/it in situations where it see the train coming and yell 2 get off the track

#educause10 #E10_GS03 advice: Presidential Communication is everything. Her public, private, informal, formal - every piece effects school.

#E10_GS03 It's assumed that IT always needs a governance structure, but what about other orgs in university? Important for them too?

#educause10 #E10_GS03 What is the Sound and Lightshow your Univ. President is creating for ur school? How can you make it more vivid?

w/o strategic focus will not see much improvement and change, simply cannot accomplish everything there is to do. #E10_GS03

@leslieday I like her a lot. She is interesting to listen to even though its online. #educause10 #E10_GS03

President of CSU Northridge says #educause10 #E10_GS03 Presidents are not always comfortable with IT. Its an area they understand the least.

RT @amyberger: #E10_GS03 #educause10 Jolene Koester: What YOU want to do may not be what others want or need to do. me: Too true, too true...

@sjavadi I know! That's hard to do... #educause10 #E10_GS03

President of CSU Northridge's #educause10 #E10_GS03 advice: Teamwork - a President is only as good as their team in place.

Managing change is a balancing act between the covenant of change and the covenant of tradition #E10_GS03 #educause10

#E10_GS03 #educause10 Jolene Koester: What YOU want to do may not be what others want or need to do. me: Too true, too true...

Me too! She is a great speaker. RT @sjavadi: watching the #Educause10 closing keynote "Confessions of a University President" #E10_GS03

We're fleeing to safety @ LAX. Peace out! RT @EDUCAUSE_HULK #E10_GS03 NOT MANY PEOPLE AT GENERAL SESSION! GUESS EDUCAUSE HULK SCARE AWAY!!

http://yfrog.com/4bt7caj
#educause10
Listening from Educause central confortable seat with Wi-Fi and electricity
#E10_GS03

Tweet your questions to Jolene Koester with #E10_GS03 tag #educause10

#E10_GS03 listening of the final advices

I'm here to take ?s from the online and streaming audiences to the live session. Just tweet your ?s with #E10_GS03 tag #educause10

well, so far I have learned quite a bit about the cal state university system... #E10_GS03

#E10_GS03 NOT MANY PEOPLE AT GENERAL SESSION! GUESS EDUCAUSE HULK SCARE AWAY!

Waiting for the general session #E10_GS03 not the same as being there, but at least i didn't have to leave my time zone.

watching the #Educause10 closing keynote and excited to hear Dr. Kessner with "Confessions of a University President" #E10_GS03