Preparing the Next Generation to Lead

Wednesday, October 28 | 3:30PM–4:20PM | Wabash Ballroom 1
Session Type: Professional Development
Hear from members of an EDUCAUSE/Jisc group focusing on developing the leadership pipeline. Join us to address challenges next-gen IT professionals face in progressing to a leadership role. We'll discuss how to attract talent to IT from both inside and outside higher education and identify staff retention techniques and programs to support career progression.

Outcomes: Explore significant barriers to IT leadership in order to understand how to mitigate them * Identify specific ways that IT organizations can work to attract and retain IT talent * Address various support programs that can be used to help in developing future IT leaders


  • Stuart Lewis

    Deputy Director, Library & University Collections, University of Edinburgh
  • Peter O'Rourke

    Director of IT, University Campus Suffolk
  • Melissa Woo

    Executive Vice President for Administration & CIO, Michigan State University

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