Bridging the Divide between IT and Student Success

Friday, November 03 | 9:10am - 10:00am ET | Meeting Room 103C, 100 Level
Session Type: Breakout Session
Delivery Format: Multi-Campus Perspective Panel, Talk Show
Student success strategies increasingly rely on large-scale technology investments. Ironically, the cloud-based nature of these investments has meant a decreased reliance on central IT departments. Join a group of experienced campus leaders to discuss the implications of this divide, and why bridge building is essential to ensure high-impact student success investments.

Outcomes:: Identify the key challenges that universities face when investing in data-driven student success solutions * Understand the importance of strategic cooperation between IT and academic leadership for student success * Learn helpful strategies for bringing the right stakeholders together early in the technology adoption process


  • Michael Berman

    Vice President for Technology & Innovation, California State University, Channel Islands
  • Timothy Renick

    VP for Enrollment Management & Student Success - Vice Provost, Georgia State University
  • John Suess

    Vice President of IT & CIO, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
  • Maria Thompson

    President, Coppin State University