Betsy Reinitz


Betsy Tippens Reinitz is the Director of the Enterprise IT Program at EDUCAUSE, where she is developing a vision as well as the activities, resources, and events that support members in their enterprise and administrative IT efforts. Before coming to EDUCAUSE, Betsy worked for 14 years at the University of Washington Bothell, most recently as Assistant Vice Chancellor for Information Technologies, where she led efforts to align technology planning, resource allocation, and strategic direction with the mission and goals of a fast-growing public university. Her background is in user support and training, and she has always been as interested in people as she is in technology. She worked in user support at Wellesley College prior to moving to the west coast. Before joining EDUCAUSE, Betsy served on numerous EDUCAUSE committees, including the 2014 Connect committee, the 2013 Annual Conference Program Committee, the 2008 Western Regional Program Committee, the Fellowship Advisory Committee, and the Member Information Services Committee. She chaired the 2012 West/Southwest Regional Conference Program Committee. Betsy is a 2005 Frye Leadership Institute Fellow. Connect on LinkedIn: Follow on Twitter: @btippens

EDUCAUSE Publications

  • Integrations and Partnerships Communicating about ITs Value
    • Blog

    Technology is expensive, and its impact on institutional goals and initiatives is not always obvious. This blog describes new EDUCAUSE resources designed to help IT leaders find effective ways to communicate about the value of IT.

  • Integrations and Partnerships
    • Blog

    Each year the Enterprise IT Program selects a lens through which to view several enterprise IT challenges. In 2017 we’re examining the importance of integrations and partnerships.

  • Enterprise IT Perspectives on the 2017 Top 10 IT Issues
    • Article

    Next-gen enterprise IT offers the opportunity for IT organizations to align more closely with institutional strategy by taking advantage of a variety of solution and service providers to meet institutional goals.

EDUCAUSE Presentations


ELI Member
ECAR Subscriber

EDUCAUSE Involvement

  • ECAR-CDS Information Systems and Applications Working Group
    • ECAR, 2016 - 2019
  • ECAR Research Data Sharing Working Group
    • ECAR, 2016 - 2019
  • ECAR Working Groups Advisory Committee
    • ECAR, 2016 - 2019
  • Enterprise IT Content Working Group
    • PROGRAM, 2016 - 2017
  • ECAR IT Funding Models: Current Limitations and Needs Group
    • ECAR, 2015 - 2016