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Diana G. Oblinger ( is President and CEO of EDUCAUSE.

As I retire from EDUCAUSE and look back on my time here, I would like to share seven reflections that illustrate beliefs and experiences shared by many of us in higher education information technology. Intertwined with my reflections are the stories of so many of you and how you shared a laugh or an aspiration, lent a hand, or provided encouragement. I hope you find these reflections relevant to your own experience and that you see EDUCAUSE values reflected here. Finally, I hope you see a future even richer than today. 

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February 17, 2015 | Alex Roth
By: Michael StatonTime and again, as local institutions transform into dynamic, international markets there is an explosion in variety and a relentless pursuit of more aptly and fully meeting the scales and diversity of demand. 
February 17, 2015 | Gerry Bayne
In this conversation with Jennifer Sparrow, Furman Univeristy CIO Fred Miller talks about the specific skills needed in higher education IT, including mastery of the technical and an understanding of the strategic. 
February 13, 2015 | Jennifer Ortega
On January 12, President Obama unveiled the Student Digital Privacy Act, which is legislation meant to safeguard student data at the K-12 level. Announced along with several cybersecurity initiatives, the act reflects the president’s call to protect the privacy of students in the classroom.
February 12, 2015 | Jennifer Ortega
On February 4, the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee held a hearing, entitled “Building a More Secure Cyber Future: Examining Private Sector Experience
February 12, 2015 | Michael Corn
Michael Corn, Deputy CIO, Brandeis UniversityThe floodgates are opening on organizational analytics and I worry that privacy is going to drown in the deluge. By organizational analytics, I'm referring to using the techniques of data mining and big data to look at ourselves, both operationally...


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