This ECAR case study of the University of North Carolina Identity Federation explores the benefits and impacts of federated identity on the university and its 17 constituent institutions.
BiographyBob Albrecht began his academic career on the faculty at the University of Chicago. Moving to the University of Oregon, he taught American literature courses and became dean of Arts and Sciences and ultimately vice provost. In 1982 he was appointed vice president for academic affairs at the University of Northern Colorado. In 1987 he became deputy commissioner for academic affairs in the Montana University System, returning to Colorado in 1989 to become associate vice president at the University of Colorado. In 1996 he assumed the leadership of Western Governors University until his retirement as Chancellor Emeritus in 2000. He has written extensively on distance learning and technology-supported learning and continues to consult on policy matters in those areas.
This ECAR case study examines the work of BCNET, a Canadian not-for-profit organization that builds high-performance networks for British Columbia's research and education institutions.
Revitalizing Data Stewardship through Risk Reduction: Managing Sensitive Data at the University of Virginia
The 2009 ECAR study Institutional Data Management in Higher Education, by Ronald Yanosky, examines how higher education institutions are facing the challenges of institutional data management in terms of quality, stewardship and governance, analytics, content and records management, and research data management.