Getting involved with EDUCAUSE and your peers in higher education provides opportunities to use your skills and knowledge beyond your campus, contribute to helping other IT professionals like yourself, and have an impact upon your profession.
What Opportunities Are Available?
Engage throughout the year on a project-by-project basis in various activities, such as contributing content, advising on research studies, sharing your opinions, identifying hot topics, participating in task forces and virtual communities, convening conference sessions, and blogging.
Advisory Committee Member – Serve a one-to-three-year term on one of the EDUCAUSE Advisory Committees. Advisory Committees contribute to special activities and guide association directions in selected areas of professional practice and policy. Appointments are made during the summer.
Program Committee Member – Serve a one-to-two-year term on one of the EDUCAUSE Program Committees. Program Committees develop themes, organization, and content for specific conferences. Appointments are made throughout the year.
Working Group Member – Serve on an EDUCAUSE Working Group to collaborate with other IT leaders on top technology topics, including security, cyberinfrastructure, communications, cloud, data and analytics, IT services and management, and mobile. Appointments are made throughout the year.
"Serving on EDUCAUSE committees and boards really gave me personal confidence, exposure to a variety of IT perspectives, and most importantly, colleagues I know well enough to ask about anything!"
—Becky King, Associate VP for Information Technology at Baylor University
"The opportunity to participate formally and informally in EDUCAUSE has been a great value to my career and has connected me to a wonderful and talented set of colleagues who I can turn to for any type of advice and recommendation."
—Chris Boniforti, Chief Information Officer at Lynn University
"In my many years of volunteering with EDUCAUSE, my institution and my staff have always received much more than I have given. I learn, we learn, Notre Dame benefits and hopefully I make a small contribution to our higher education community."
—Ron Kraemer, Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information and Digital Officer at the University of Notre Dame