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Oct 14th, 2010
1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
Ballroom A
Pacific Time
In more than 10 years as vice president and program officer for research in information technology at the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Ira Fuchs oversaw the grants program that funded projects including Sakai, uPortal, Kuali, the Open Knowledge Initiative, Fedora, DSpace, and the Open Library Environment. Having been both a pioneer in the development of transformative technology projects and a leader in the higher education community, Fuchs will discuss the grant maker's perspective on higher education, including insights to those seeking grants from philanthropic organizations.

WINNER: 2010 EDUCAUSE Leadership Award.
Award sponsored by SunGard Higher Education, An EDUCAUSE Platinum Partner.