Tags higher education IT

Lack of diversity in higher education IT leadership targeted by new fellowship program

by Emily Bamforth • 5 months ago

The Next Leaders Fellowship aims to diversify senior IT leadership by serving as a stepping stone for people of color in mid-level roles.

Why Texas A&M International is doubling the size of its IT help desk

by Emily Bamforth • 6 months ago

The new space, more centrally located on campus, is akin to the set-up seen in retail shops like the Apple Store, the university's CIO said.

'Archaic computer system' a top priority, U. Wisconsin president says

by Emily Bamforth • 10 months ago

Updating administrative systems is key to running the 26-campus system, University of Wisconsin system President Tommy Thompson told local media.

Alternative credentials in higher education have a champion

by Emily Bamforth • 10 months ago

The University Professional and Continuing Education Association is building two groups to address how to operate alternative credentials programs.

University of Rochester promotes deputy CIO to top spot

by Emily Bamforth • 1 year ago

University of Rochester Deputy Chief Information Officer Julie Myers was named the university's new CIO.

U. Wisconsin-Madison consolidates IT, starts co-location with state

by Emily Bamforth • 1 year ago

The university is undergoing a major consolidation project and entering a new co-location agreement with the Wisconsin Department of Administration.

U. Central Florida is rearranging its IT structure

by Emily Bamforth • 1 year ago

A new structure includes a tiered organizational chart and a greater emphasis on shared services across the institution.

California's new budget includes $115 million for open educational resources

by Emily Bamforth • 1 year ago

California Gov. Gavin Newsom's May revised budget includes investments in zero-textbook degrees and open educational resources, along with other major spending for higher education IT.

Ed. Dept. issues new guidance on how universities can use relief funds

by Emily Bamforth • 1 year ago

Online students are now factored into the third wave of emergency relief funding, according to new guidance from the Education Department.