Oct 31 2018

EDUCAUSE 2018: Association Reveals Top Issues That Impact IT Departments in Higher Ed

Security remains a top concern, but this year, the Top 10 IT Issues List from EDUCAUSE also focuses on data and privacy.

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    Susan Grajek, Vice President for Communities and Research, EDUCAUSE

Video Highlights

  • The annual survey of EDUCAUSE members reveals higher education IT priorities in the coming year.
  • Privacy, which has never been on the Top 10 Issues list, is No. 3 this year. 
  • Funding and higher education affordability also are on the list, after funding dropped off for one year. Institutions that dedicate funds toward innovative initiatives reap the rewards in student success.