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Women are underrepresented in technology leadership across all industries, making up just 19 percent of CIOs, according to a 2016 analysis by management consulting firm Korn Ferry. In higher education, the picture’s slightly better, with women accounting for 22 percent of CIOs in 2017—but that’s down from 28 percent in 2016, according to the Center for Higher Education Chief Information Officer Studies. Here's a closer look at current and aspiring female CIOs in higher ed. 

Source: Center for Higher Education Chief Information Officer Studies, 2017

The National Center for Women and Information Technology created a comprehensive list of tips for writing job ads that reduce unconscious bias.

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Not all campus mail centers are actually run by the institution.

The mailroom is becoming a more visible and important part of auxiliary services at colleges across the country, with some institutions overhauling their facilities completely to accommodate the new technology that streamlines service.

Every school needs a reliable water supply—no matter the climate—yet it is often the most overlooked aspect of facilities management.

Badges have not just motivated students to take a deeper look at the skills they’ve earned. Several institutions also issue badges for professional development. 

SCHOLARLY PURSUITS— SUNY Oneonta awards badges to participants in its annual Research and Creativity Day. Each April, students present projects—from research papers to video documentaries—they’ve completed independently and with faculty mentors.

Diplomas—those venerable printed documents that lack hotlinks and interactivity features—have lost some of their luster.

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