Senior Directors Seminar


The Senior Directors Seminar is an integrated professional development experience for individuals serving in leadership roles, but not at CIO or CISO level, and who are within higher education IT and who are attending the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference. Separate registration and fees are required. The program provides over eight hours of training, peer networking, and mentoring offered by highly experienced leaders.  

You'll focus on:

  • High-level, campus-wide questions
  • Important leadership issues
  • Intensive networking with peers and experienced senior leaders


This four-day experience spans the duration of the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference and includes the following activities:

  • Tuesday, October 31 | 12:30–4:00 p.m. (required half-day preconference workshop)

  • Wednesday, November 1 | 12:00–1:30 p.m. (seminar lunch)

  • Thursday, November 2 | 6:00–7:30 p.m. (networking reception)

  • Friday, November 3 | 7:30–9:00 a.m. (seminar breakfast)

Register to Participate

Participation is limited to 56 leaders who meet the bulleted criteria below.

To participate, register for the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference and add the Senior Directors Seminar.

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Who Should Attend?

  • Higher education senior leaders (serving between the roles of manager and CIO/CISO)

  • Individuals with five or more years of experience in managing both staff and projects

  • Individuals actively seeking a senior director level role

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