Cloud First or College First Strategy?

Wednesday, October 28 | 1:00PM–1:20PM ET
Session Type: Breakout Session
Delivery Format: Simulive
Many small colleges are in the midst of moving to the cloud. Increasingly, core services are being provided as SaaS. Three small colleges provide their reflections on navigating a world that increasingly demands a cloud presence while keeping our small college boats fiscally sound.

Outcomes: Share successes and challenges in an honest collegial environment * Learn how to balance risks and opportunities with cloud-based technology * Take away strategies for putting students first in the context of a cloud-based landscape * Find new high-value, low-cost resources, materials, and tools specifically designed for small schools


  • Arturo de los Santos

    Senior Director of Strategy & Partnerships, Trinity University
  • Nathan Phillips

    CIO, American College of Healthcare Sciences
  • Bill Thompson

    Director Digital Infrastructure, Lafayette College