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EDUCAUSE is a nonprofit association whose mission is to advance higher education through the use of information technology.

2014 Strategic Priorities

  • Building the Profession
  • IT as a Game Changer
  • Foundations
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Professional Development Money Available

Apply now for financial assistance to attend an EDUCAUSE event in 2015.

Register Now for EDUCAUSE 2014

The early-bird deadline to register for EDUCAUSE 2014 is fast approaching–register by September 2 for best rates.

EDUCAUSE President and CEO Search

EDUCAUSE President and CEO Diana G. Oblinger will retire in March 2015. We invite community members to review the position description and consider qualified community leaders.

The Core Data Service 2014 Survey Is Open

Complete the survey by October 17 to gain access to free IT performance metrics for your institution. 

EDUCAUSE Comments on FCC Open Internet Proposal

EDUCAUSE submitted formal comments urging the FCC to incorporate higher education needs into its proposed open Internet rules.

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Programs and Resources

ECAREDUCAUSE Center for Analysis and Research

Research dedicated to understanding IT's role in colleges and universities.


Core Data ServiceCore Data Service

Comparative data to inform higher education IT strategic planning and management.



News and Events

Maximize Institutional Relationships with CRMs

CRM are the second most rapidly changing core system area in higher education. Get insights into future trends and tips for successful CRMs implementations in this new ECAR bulletin.

Justify Your IT Infrastructure Project

This new ECAR bulletin provides a framework to help you assess your need for IT infrastructure updates and make the case to decision makers.  

Today's Information Security

Limited resources mean institutions must be efficient in their data protection activities. Learn more about the state of information security in higher ed with this new ECAR bulletin spotlighting...

Public Computing Resources

Now publicly available, this ECAR resource indicates public computing resources remain relevant in higher education.

Today's Higher Education IT Workforce

Job satisfaction, salary, culture—learn what makes the higher education IT workforce tick with this now publicly available ECAR report. 

Maximizing Value in a Time of Change

How can you use administrative IT to advance institutional mission? Learn more in the EDUCAUSE/NACUBO 2014 Administrative IT Summit summary report.

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Policy IconEDUCAUSE Policy

Tracks, analyzes, and advocates on the latest public and campus policy issues affecting higher education IT


Cybersecurity Initiative

Provides access to key information and resources and houses the Higher Education Information Security Council (HEISC)


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Two Campuses on IT GRC

See what IT governance, risk, and compliance looks like at Case Western Reserve University and St. Louis University in two new ECAR Campus Snapshots.

EDUCAUSE Comments on FCC Open Internet Proposal

EDUCAUSE submitted formal comments urging the FCC to incorporate higher education needs into its proposed open Internet rules.

Urging the FCC to Adopt Net Neutrality Principles

EDUCAUSE and other leading higher education and library associations urge the FCC to adopt Net Neutrality principles. The groups believe these principles are essential to protecting freedom of...

HathiTrust Constitutes Fair Use

On June 10 the court validated HathiTrust, a searchable online database of written materials, claiming it did not violate copyright laws.  

Regulation Considered for Broadband Development Projects

The FCC is calling for comments on the Tennessee  law prohibiting municipalities from investing in broadband network projects, an issue which may be a concern for colleges and universities....

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Programs and Resources

ELIEDUCAUSE Learning Initiative

Understanding and advancing learning through the innovative use of technology

NGLCNext Generation Learning Challenges

Accelerating educational innovation through applied technology to dramatically improve college readiness and completion in the United States.


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ELI Annual Meeting Proposals Due August 28

Submit your proposal for the ELI Annual Meeting, February 9-11, in Anaheim or online. Deadline August 28!

ELI Fall Focus Session

Register today for "Re-Imagining Learning Spaces: Design, Technology, and Assessment," October 28-29.

Latest ELI 7 Things

Check out the "7 Things You Should Know About Lightboard."

7 Things You Should Read About Gamification/Game Principles in Instruction

Provides a concise set of resources on emerging learning technologies. Open to ELI nonmembers after 90 days.

Chattanooga State Community College: U Do the Math Program

U Do the Math provides an innovative alternative to developmental math, replacing tradtional course lectures with a student-centered approach to active learning and subject mastery. 

Breakthrough Models for College Completion

Discover the innovative approaches of 9 new postsecondary degree programs that were funded by NGLC.

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Events for all Levels and Interests

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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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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2014 Strategic Priorities

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

Learn More >

Uncommon Thinking for the Common Good™

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