Leading Institutional Change

Monday, July 18 | 4:00PM–5:00PM | Conference Room 301
Session Type: Professional Development
Technology is changing how we teach, learn, research, operate, communicate, and socialize throughout our institutions. Successful IT leaders provide the strategic vision to move the university through myriad choices and to evaluate, leverage, and support changing technologies and services. A challenging aspect of innovation is helping the institution deal with inevitable change. Focus will be on the essential roles of the CIO to lead institutional change as a trusted advisor, visionary, and relationship builder.

OBJECTIVES: Consider barriers to successful change and assess mitigation strategies * Identify strategies for leading institutional change * Focus on how personal qualities, such as credibility and vision, support change and help build important stakeholder relationships


  • Mark Askren

    Leadership Coach, MOR Associates, Inc.
  • Kathy Gates

    CIO, EMERITA, University of Mississippi