Showcase Success Stories: Enterprise System Tales and Strategies

Wednesday, October 11 | 12:00PM–12:45PM CT | EDUCAUSE Central Theater, Halls F1, F2, Level 3
Session Type: Industry Led
Delivery Format: Presentation/Panel Session

Higher education is a complex ecosystem. Companies that serve higher education, higher education institutions, and nonprofit associations all play crucial and intertwined roles supporting student, faculty, and staff success.

In this session, EDUCAUSE Showcase Series industry colleagues will join institutional leaders to discuss case studies regarding mutually beneficial collaboration through the lenses of enterprise system integrations and implementations. 

You’ll learn:
•    How the University of Arkansas System’s eVersity acquisition of for-profit Grantham University and a subsequent conversion to nonprofit public status were enhanced through partnership with Anthology and use of its Student Information System (SIS). 
•    How Chapman University and Vantage Technology Consulting Group established a successful collaboration strategy to explore options for migrating critical enterprise applications to the public cloud.
•    How Ellucian and Amazon Web Services partner to create a reliable, scalable, and low-cost technology infrastructure that paved the way for St. John’s University to evolve to a SaaS model.


  • Michael Berman

    Executive Strategic Consultant, Vantage Technology Consulting Group
  • Jeff Dinski

    Chief Strategy Officer, Ellucian
  • Lauri Mantooth

    Associate Vice President, Enterprise Applications, Chapman University
  • Michael Moore

    Chief Academic Officer, University of Arkansas System Office
  • Anne Rocco Pacione

    Chief Information Officer, St. John's University
  • Sophie White

    Showcase Program Manager, EDUCAUSE
  • Mirko Widenhorn

    Senior Director of Engagement Strategy, Anthology