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EDUCAUSE Policy in 2014

Last October, EDUCAUSE posted an update on the evolution of our policy work. Now that we are well into 2014, we wanted to provide members and other stakeholders with information on our progress.

Since the previous update, EDUCAUSE has secured consulting services in public policy and government relations to help us address a diverse array of federal issues, including the following:

Thus, EDUCAUSE remains actively involved in federal policy and regulatory affairs, both individually as well as in conjunction with the overall higher education community.

We will continue to update the community on our policy efforts as well as leverage member knowledge and expertise in responding to policy issues. In the meantime, if you have thoughts or questions about EDUCAUSE policy activities, please contact me, Jarret Cummings, Director of Policy and External Relations (

Related Note: In the October update cited above, EDUCAUSE announced the new IT Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) Program and its relationship to EDUCAUSE policy efforts. For more information about IT GRC, visit the IT GRC webpage or contact Joanna Grama, Director of DRA Operations, IT GRC and Cybersecurity Programs (

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