CIO and Senior Technology Leaders Program

Advance your role as a strategic partner.

Through the EDUCAUSE CIO and Senior Technology Leaders Program, you can find the tools, resources, and peer connections you need to solve the challenges you face as a higher education technology leader.

Equip yourself with the knowledge and skills needed to advance your—and the IT organization’s—role as a strategic partner of institutional leadership.

Prepare for key initiatives in higher ed IT.

Higher education CIOs and senior technology leaders must address many issues and challenges. Each year, the CIO and Senior Technology Leaders Program dives deeper into several key topics that are of critical importance to our leadership community.

For 2022–2023, we have identified two key areas of focus: Digital Transformation (Dx) and Analytics.

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Progress on Your Dx Journey

In the context of sweeping social, economic, technological, and demographic changes, digital transformation is a series of deep and coordinated culture, workforce, and technology shifts that enable new educational and operating models and transform an institution’s operations, strategic directions, and value proposition.

Find content to help you lead your institution through Dx.


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Advance Your Use of Analytics

Analytics in higher education involves the use of data, statistical analysis, and modeling to gain insight, answer institutional questions, and act on complex issues.

Find content to help you lead analytics initiatives at your institution.


Additional Resources and Peer Connections to Address Your Challenges

Below, you'll find paths to additional resources and events that can help you understand a wide variety of topics:

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    Keep Up on Technology Topics

    Stay informed on the latest issues and trends with research, articles, and events and gain peer insights with benchmarking tools.

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    Connect with Peers

    Connect with your peers and collaborate on key issues through volunteer opportunities, online communities, and face-to-face offerings.