Part 2: Organization and Governance

On Demand

Learning Objectives

  • Create awareness for how leadership reporting structures affect the way technology investments are made.
  • Develop an understanding for how institutional priorities impact technology investment decision-making.
  • Gain clarity on the challenges and opportunities for technology organizations to influence technology investments when IT is decentralized.


  • Malcolm Brown

    Consultant, EDUCAUSE Alumni
  • Dr. Vernon C. Smith

    Provost, American Public University System

Resources & Downloads

  • Recording

    Updated on 1/22/2024
  • Audio only

    Updated on 1/22/2024

Additional Resources

Higher Education IT Governance Checklist: This document provides a high-level checklist and overview of higher education IT governance programs.

Success through Collaboration: Establishing a Stakeholder-Driven Governance Process: This article describes an example of a stakeholder-based technology governance structure that focuses on robust decision-making.

Improving Data Management and Governance in Higher Education: This Featured Topic Guide provides an overview of data governance and management practices to support an institution’s use of data for improved decision-making.

Rethinking Governance in a Centralized IT Organization: This articles shares an example of a higher education centralized IT model in a large community college system.