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Confessions of a University President: Information Technology and University Leadership
Oct 15th, 2010
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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?