Sunday Midday Learning Opps

Dare to Go Digital: How to Embrace Technology to Meet Strategic Goals

  • Sunday, July 14
  • 01:45 PM - 03:00 PM
  • Austin Conv Center
  • Level 4, 14
  • IT


Gregory Bedell

Managing Director

Huron Consulting

Chicago, Illinois

Matthew Fajack

Vice President for Financial Affairs and Treasurer

The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Richard Gaumer

Interim Vice President for Business and Finance

Lyon College

Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin

Deborah Gelch

Chief Information Officer

Curry College

Milton, Massachusetts

Matt Loecke

Executive Vice President

Apogee Inc.

Austin, Texas


Technology innovation is one of higher education’s greatest enablers to achieve strategic goals. Business officers, however, hesitate to initiate technology conversations when institutional resources may already be overextended. In this session, you will learn how three institutions embraced digital solutions to meet strategic goals, creating well-wired campuses that help attract and retain students while making the numbers work.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand how technological prioritization bolsters strategic planning and execution
  • Improve collaboration with IT departments to achieve strategic goals
  • Employ tools to identify and address your institution’s technology pain points