Tuesday, June 22 | 1:00PM–2:00PM ET | Online

Webinar | Shaping Privacy Policy and Legislation in Higher Education

This webinar is a part of the EDUCAUSE Industry & Campus Solutions series.

As higher education emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic, universities and colleges have a complex balancing act ahead. Not only must institutions assess the future of their workforce, the changing university business model, and domestic and global enrollment challenges; they must also evaluate data privacy and security within that dynamic environment. As new and varied privacy laws emerge, IT and data privacy leaders are tasked with interpreting them and identifying common ground for all stakeholders. These leaders have the opportunity to analyze and collect insights and shape and inform effective practices that lead to more uniform data privacy policies within the current shifting landscape of higher education.

This panel discussion explores opportunities for IT and data privacy leaders to unite behind priorities, assess trends, and determine how forthcoming state and federal laws benefit students, staff, and administrators alike.


  • Understand existing and anticipated state and federal data privacy regulations, focusing on how leaders can become involved in shaping privacy policy and legislation
  • Hear guidance on how leaders can protect and legitimize the use of data effectively for students, staff, and administrators
  • Learn about recommendations for protecting privacy using universal frameworks and providing transparency for all stakeholders at a higher education institution

Additional Resources

Spirion + Huron Resource Toolkit


  • Joe Barnes

    Chief Digital Risk Officer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Jason Hodgert

    Product Marketing Manager, Spirion, LLC
  • Kent Wada

    Chief Privacy Officer, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

Resources & Downloads

  • US State Data Protection Laws

    846 KB, pdf - Updated on 1/22/2024
  • Slides

    3 MB, pdf - Updated on 1/22/2024
  • Transcript

    178 KB, pdf - Updated on 1/22/2024
  • Recording

    Updated on 1/22/2024


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