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EDUCAUSE LIVE! - The Mouse That Roared
The Mouse That Roared: A Small Consortium Making Big Payoffs
Date: April 29, 2014
Time: 1:00–2:00 p.m. ET (UTC-4); convert to your time zone
Host: Marc Hoit, Vice Chancellor and CIO, North Carolina State University
Speakers: Ellen Borkowski, Chief Information Officer, Union College
Ted Fondak, Educational Technologist and NY6 ITAP Co-Director, Hamilton College
Nikki E. Reynolds, Director, Educational Technology Services, Hamilton College
Rene Thatcher, Director, Services and Outreach, St. Lawrence University
The New York Six Liberal Arts Consortium has launched a series of initiatives that have produced big payoffs. Join us as the presenters share the experiences of their library and IT departments in overcoming the typical obstacles to collaboration between different institutions in different locations. This session will cover how cross-institutional collaboration can yield significant advantages, particularly for small departments, and how uneven partner commitments within a consortium can be mitigated. Examples of savings as measured in terms of budget and program development will be included.
- Doing More for Less: The Benefits and Practicalities of Collaboration, EDUCAUSE Review Online, February 24, 2014
- Supporting Innovation: Challenges and Opportunities, EDUCAUSE Review Online, December 6, 2013
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