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Diana Oblinger and Joanne Dehoney

This is the second in a blog series describing five “metatrends,” drawn from a review of articles in industry IT press, that affect CIOs in all IT sectors.:

Each post in the Future Slant blog will describe one of these trends, suggesting implications for higher education.

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January 23, 2014 | Jennifer Ortega
Last August, President Obama outlined his policy agenda for higher education. The plan called for new ways to address rising college costs by making more data on the performance of higher education institutions available, developing new methods to improve education and lower costs, and reducing...
January 23, 2014 | Jennifer Ortega
On November 15, Representative Tom Petri (R-WI) introduced legislation requiring all universities and postsecondary educational facilities make all electronic instructional materials used in their classrooms accessible to students with disabilities. If ultimately passed, the Technology, Equality,...
January 23, 2014 | Jennifer Ortega
On November 20, 2013, the Department of Education announced in the Federal Register its intent to create a Negotiated Rulemaking Committee to prepare proposed regulations to address program integrity and improvement issues for the Title IV Federal Student Aid programs. The announcement cited...
January 23, 2014 | Jennifer Ortega
In light of the Target consumer data breach, Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) reintroduced on January 8 a bill he originally authored in 2005, S. 1897, the Personal Data Privacy and Security Act of 2014. The bill would require companies that maintain personal data to establish and implement internal...
January 23, 2014 | Jennifer Ortega
On January 15, 2013, the U.S. House of Representatives Homeland Security Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies passed the National Cybersecurity and Critical Infrastructure Protection Act, H.R. 3696. The legislation is intended to help protect the...

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