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2013 CDS Executive Summary Report February 2014. This report provides higher education CIOs and senior IT leaders with the benchmarks they need to make strategic decisions about IT at their institutions. Each year, more than 750 institutions (both within and outside the United States) participate in a survey about IT financials, staffing, and services. This report provides a glimpse into the breadth of CDS data and summarizes the most important findings from this year’s survey.
Technology and the Broken Higher Education Cost Model: Insights from the Delta Cost Project, September 5, 2012. The Delta Cost Project has drawn attention to the need for a new focus on institutional spending and has provided a number of useful metrics for thinking about how different types of institutions spend money, about the relationships between costs and revenues, and about the declining public subsidies in public higher education.
The EDUCAUSE 2011 Core Data Service Report: Highlights and Insights into Higher Education Information Technology, January 2012. "The IT Organization, Budgets, and Funding" chapter provides statistics on where IT funding sources are from and what the budget is being spent on.
Expert Discussion Session: Unexpected Outcomes from the Cost-Cutting Era. EDUCAUSE 2011 presentation. Two CIOs share their experiences and some of the outcomes from these belt-tightening measures.
Funding-Model Archetypes for Central Information Technology Functions. ECAR research bulletin, January 2012. This CDS Spotlight ECAR research bulletin focuses on EDUCAUSE Core Data Service survey results related to funding models for IT functions.
Increasing Corporate Philanthropy to Enrich Technology Innovation in Higher Education. EDUCAUSE Quarterly 33, no. 4, 2010. The author provides suggestions for higher education in creating partnerships with corporate philanthropists.
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- Cybersecurity: Selected Legal Issues
July 23, 2012
The federal government’s role in protecting U.S. citizens and critical infrastructure from cyber attacks has been the subject of recent congressional interest. Critical infrastructure commonly …
- Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM) under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
April 8, 2011
The Education Department has released a Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM) under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). The proposed regulations would give states the flexibi…
- Many States Collect Graduatesâ€™ Employment Information, but Clearer Guidance on Student Privacy Requirements Is Needed
September 27, 2010
Postsecondary education plays an important role in producing a skilled workforce able to compete in the global economy. Some stakeholders have suggested that collecting information on graduates…
- Letter to Internet Policy Task Force
June 7, 2010
A letter from EDUCAUSE to the Internet Policy Task Force. A letter from EDUCAUSE to the Internet Policy Task Force. …
- Guide to Protecting the Confidentiality of Personally Identifiable Information
April 15, 2010
This publication provides guidance to agencies for identifying PII and determining the appropriate level of protection for it. It also suggests controls to provide that level of protection and gi…
- Family Educational Rights and Privacy; Final Rule
December 10, 2008
The Education Department wanting to assure colleges about the student information they can release, recently announced new FERPA rules. The Edu…
- Joint Guidance on the Application of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) And the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) To Student Health Records
December 4, 2008
The purpose of this guidance is to explain the relationship between the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPA…
- Personal Information: Data Breaches Are Frequent, but Evidence of Resulting Identity Theft Is Limited; However, the Full Extent Is Unknown
June 4, 2007
In recent years, many entities in the private, public, and government sectors have reported the loss or theft of sensitive personal information. These breaches have raised concerns in part becaus…
- Warshak v. USA
June 26, 2007
A three-judge panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has held unanimously that the Fourth Amendment applies to e-mail. When it comes to government searches, e-mail is analogous to a seale…
- Report to the President on Issues Raised by the Virginia Tech Tragedy
June 13, 2007
The President directed top officials at the Departments of Education, Justice, and Health and Human Services to participate in a federal review of the broad questions raised by the shooting trage…