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Welcome to the EDUCAUSE Analytics 3-Day Sprint website. This free, online experience allowed participants to engage in activities and discussions on the many ways analytics can alter higher education. Each day focused on a specific theme. The event convened the community to explore solutions to common challenges and share experiences and ideas through articles, videos, daily webinars, and online discussions. Learn more about this experience by visiting the About the Sprint web page.
The Sprint has come to a close, but the conversation will go on. Read the full summary of the event and view the EDUCAUSE Center for Analysis and Research (ECAR) study on analytics in higher education. Explore the pages of this site to access resources that were shared during the week.

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Thank You to Our Volunteers

» Speakers

Freeman A. Hrabowski III, President, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Jack Suess, Vice President of Information Technology and CIO, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Michael Dillon, Director of Institutional Research, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Susan Grajek, Vice President for Data, Research, and Analytics, EDUCAUSE

Marsha Lovett, Director, Eberly Center for Teaching Excellence and Teaching Professor of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University
Ellen Wagner, Executive Director, WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies (WCET)

Sara Gomez, Associate Vice President for Information Management, University of Washington
Bill Yock, Director, Enterprise Information Services, University of Washington
Gordon Wishon, Chief Information Officer, Arizona State University
John Rome, Deputy CIO and Business Intelligence Strategist, Arizona State University
Leah Lommel, Assistant Vice President – Development, Arizona State University

» Bloggers

Linda Baer, Interim Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs, Minnesota State University, Mankato
Derek Bruff, Director, Center for Teaching, Vanderbilt University
Malcolm Brown, Director, EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative, EDUCAUSE
Norma Holland, Director, Leadership Program Management and Professional Development, EDUCAUSE

» Multimedia Interviewees

Paige Borden, Director of Institutional Research, University of Central Florida
John Campbell, Associate Vice President of Academic Technologies, Purdue University
Tim Chester, Vice President for Information Technology, University of Georgia
George Claffey, Jr., CIO, Charter Oaks State College
Joel Cooper, Director of Information Technology Services, Carleton College
Colin Currie, Executive Director of Administrative Information Services, Princeton University
Tristan Denley, Provost and Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs, Austin Peay State University
Jerry Grochow, Senior Advisor, NET+ Services, Internet2
Bill Jerome, Associate Director, UX, Open Learning Initiative, Carnegie Mellon University
Richard Northam, CEO, CAUDIT
Ganesan Ravishanker, Associate Dean, Bourns College of Engineering, University of California–Riverside
George Siemens, Associate Director, Technology Enhanced Knowledge Research Institute, Athabasca University.
Randall J. Stiles, Special Advisor for the President, Analytics, Colorado College
Candice Thille, Director, Open Learning Initiative, Carnegie Mellon University

» Volunteer Discussion Facilitators

Nancy Adams, Associate Director, The Pennsylvania State University
Kelvin Bentley, Senior Strategy Consultant, Blackboard Inc.
James C. Brewer, Research and Development Librarian, Texas Tech University
Jeff Cepull, Vice President and CIO, Philadelphia University
Steve diFilipo, Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Cecil College
Thomas Dugas, Associate Director of Global IT Services, Carnegie Mellon University
Paul Erickson, Enterprise Architect, University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Regina Garza-Mitchell, Associate Vice President for Student Learning, Texas State Technical College-Harlingen
Lee Graham, Associate Professor, University of Alaska Southeast
Lisa Hinchliffe, Coordinator for Info Lit, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Ken Ingle, Executive Director, Emerging Technology Services, Central Piedmont Community College
Hanna Inzko, Multimedia Specialist, The Pennsylvania State University
Kyle Johnson, Principal Consultant, Kyle Johnson Consulting
Martin Klubeck, Strategy & Planning Consultant, Strategy & Planning Consultant
Robert McDonald, Associate Dean for Library Technologies and Digital Libraries, Indiana University Bloomington
Enoch Park, Director of Distance Learning, Pfeiffer University
Shelley Rodrigo, Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and (New) Media, Old Dominion University
Novita Rogers, Director of Business Intelligence, Pepperdine University
Mary Parlett-Sweeney, Deputy, CIO, Siena College
Clare van den Blink, Director, Academic Technologies, Cornell University
Phyllis Wykoff, Director, Business Intelligence Center, Miami University
Barbara Zirkin, Associate Dean, Distance Learning, Stevenson University

This project is funded by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.


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