University IT leaders are preparing for the unpredictable, survey shows

by Betsy Foresman • 7 days ago

Technology leaders at institutions of higher learning are developing flexible plans that account for many possible scenarios this fall, according to new poll data collected by Educause.

Universities and their IT shops brace for budget cuts

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

Universities are using more technology than ever before as learning goes remote, but educators say they may need to redesign pedagogy in the face of grim budget projections.

As education moves online, universities weigh student engagement

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

Administrators say they're asking students for suggestions and watching social media to see how they're coping with recent changes to their educations.

Universities stormed by technical, cultural challenges during pandemic

by Colin Wood • 2 months ago

The rapid changes have made higher education administrators reactive, but it's time to start thinking strategically again, speakers said during an online conference Thursday.

Educators salvage canceled Educause event with an 'unconference'

by Betsy Foresman • 4 months ago

A smaller and more relaxed gathering was deemed a success by some attendees after the original event was canceled due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Educators settle for 'unconference' after coronavirus cancels event

by Betsy Foresman • 4 months ago

Organizers of the Educause Learning Initiative canceled their event outside Seattle, Washington, citing health concerns. Would-be attendees are now planning a digital version, instead.

Plan for edtech's benefits and risks, Horizon Report says

by Betsy Foresman • 4 months ago

The 2020 Horizon Report details emerging edtech trends, but to benefit, institutions first need to anticipate and navigate around challenges.

Henderson State's student portfolio tool shows that universities are evolving

by Jake Williams • 4 months ago

The university's recent Portfolium integration underlines trends of data-use, workforce development and the heightened business role of today's IT leaders.

University CIOs are becoming business leaders, says Educause report

by Betsy Foresman • 5 months ago

In its 2020 Top 10 IT Issues report, Educause shows how CIOs are evolving into key supporters of their institutions' academic and business goals.