Dave Weil


David Weil serves as the Vice President for Information Technology and Analytics at Ithaca College. The division includes Applications and Infrastructure, Engagement and Client Technologies, Information Security, Analytics and Institutional Research, Artificial Intelligence and the Center for Instructional Design and Educational Technology.

Recognized as a thoughtful strategic thinker, David actively contributes to national discussions on leadership, digital transformation, analytics, and artificial intelligence, focusing on their roles in advancing the mission of higher education. He is a frequent speaker at conferences, institutes, and webinars and has authored numerous articles on these subjects. His insights have been featured in publications and programs sponsored by EDUCAUSE, Inside Higher Ed, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Campus Technology, Ed Tech Magazine, eCampus News and others.

David played an instrumental role in developing the prestigious EDUCAUSE Executive Leaders Academy, as well as the EDUCAUSE Senior Director Leadership Institute, and regularly serves a faculty member in these and other institutes.

In 1988 David established Educational Technology Day at Ithaca College, a regional technology event which ran for 29 years with over 1,000 people attending annually before the pandemic and is returning again in 2024.

A complete list of David’s professional work can be found at https://www.ithaca.edu/staff/dweil/professional-activities

EDUCAUSE Publications

  • Higher Education Generative AI Readiness Assessment
    • Briefs, Case Studies, Papers, Reports
    • Contributor

    The Higher Education Generative AI Readiness Assessment is designed to provide a sense of your institution’s preparedness for strategic AI initiatives.

  • Digital Transformation 2.0: The Age of AI
    • Article
    • Author

    With the rapid developments in artificial intelligence, higher education is entering a second phase of digital transformation: Dx 2.0. Technology and other campus leaders can take steps now to help prepare their institutions.

  • A Modern Framework for Institutional Analytics
    • Article
    • Author

    An effective institutional analytics program has become essential to providing proactive student services and informing strategic actions. Leveraging a modern framework that describes the elements of a mature data and analytics program can help colleges and universities obtain actionable insights.

EDUCAUSE Presentations