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EDUCAUSE research programs provide IT leaders with the data and research they need to align IT strategy with institutional strategy, plan new initiatives, manage existing services, and operate their organizations. IT data and analyses in turn inform higher education's response to challenges such as institutional efficiency, learning effectiveness, and college completion.

Address Top IT Issues

The annual EDUCAUSE Top 10 research—including reports on IT Issues and strategic technologies—is used by higher education leaders to anticipate and articulate challenges and infrom their actions to address them. 

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ECARMake informed IT decisions

Subscribe to the EDUCAUSE Center for Analysis and Research.

GartnerUnderstand IT trends and perspectives

Receive select Gartner research for EDUCAUSE Members and ECAR Subscribers


Learn about the changing models of education

Game Changers inspires us to rethink the rules of education and information technologies. Presidents from many institutions wrote about how they're rethinking the rules in different ways, including student empowerment, self-directed learning, and prior learning assessment. Learn about the principles behind the models and gain inspiration from the case studies.

Research critical IT topics

EDUCAUSE helps you conduct research on topics of interest to you and your organization and find valuable information to support and inform decisions.

EDUCAUSE Library—An international repository for information concerning the use and management of information technology in higher education, aggregating over 24,000 resources

Take a broad look at current trends

EDUCAUSE publications explore current issues, emerging trends, and the management of information technology, as well as how IT affects institutions, higher education and society.

EDUCAUSE Review—Award-winning magazine for the higher education IT community
eBooks—Thought leadership on the impact of information technology in higher education
Multimedia—Conversations with community experts on effective practices
7 Things You Should Know About—Essential information on emerging technologies and practices


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Whether you're looking for a conference to attend face-to-face to connect with peers, or for an online event for team professional development, see what's upcoming.


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Jump Start Your Career Growth

Explore EDUCAUSE professional development opportunities that match your career aspirations and desired level of time investment through our interactive online guide.


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Employees of EDUCAUSE member institutions and organizations are invited to create individual profiles.



2015 Strategic Priorities

  • Building the Profession
  • IT as a Game Changer
  • Foundations

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EDUCAUSE is the foremost community of higher education IT leaders and professionals.