For institutions to fully benefit from their investments in student success and to position themselves for continued improvement, IT leadership must get engaged and develop an IT strategy that supports student success and can evolve with the institution's needs.
BiographyHank Childers is the Executive Director for University Analytics and Institutional Research (UAIR) at the University of Arizona. This newly created unit combines the functions of Business Intelligence and Institutional Research, and reports directly to the Provost. He also teaches Business Intelligence in the Graduate MIS program at the Eller College of Management. Prior to this he was the Project Director for the University of Arizonaâ€™s Mosaic project, a 5-year $80 million project to replace all of the universityâ€™s key administrative systems. He has been with the UA for 12 years. Prior to that he worked in private industry as a management consultant, in project management and technical roles.