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EDITOR’S NOTE First Look at EduComm 2011 O ld friends and new faces. That’s what EduComm attendees can expect to see not only on the exhibit floor and in the session rooms, but also with our keynote speakers. EduComm returns to Orlando, June 13 to 15, at the Hilton Walt Disney World Resort, with more thoughtprovoking, inspirational content than ever. One “old friend” is EduComm favorite David Pogue, who will return with an all-new presentation called “The Pogue 2011 Higher Education Tech Update.” The event will take place on Monday, June 13, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., following an opening night reception for all EduComm attendees. With geek comedy, music parodies, and unrivaled tech updates, Pogue brings higher ed leaders impor- University’s Huntsman School of Business. The author of the tant insights they can’t find anywhere else. bestselling The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People and First Among the new faces is technology wunderkind Dries Buy- Things First, Principle-Centered Leadership, among many othtaert, the original creator and project lead for Drupal, the open ers, Covey’s goal is to show with profound, yet straightforward source web platform that promises to redefine many higher ed guidance how every person can truly control his or her destiny. practices through new collaboration With a specific focus on the principossibilities. Widely used on business, ples of leadership, and their application Stephen R. Covey will government, and multimedia websites, to the challenges and opportunities of Drupal is also driving the online preshigher education executives, Covey will speak on “Achieving ence at a growing number of higher speak during a lunchtime general sesGreatness in Higher education institutions, including sion on Tuesday, June 14. Amherst College (Mass.), Penn State, As always, the EduComm breakEducation Leadership.” Davis Applied Technology College out sessions will feature the topics and (Utah), and Portland State University speakers you told us you want to see. (Ore.), among others. Buytaert will present “The Open Source Focus areas this year include learning technologies, open source Revolution that’s Rocking the Campus” during Tuesday morn- initiatives, recruitment and retention, and much more. ing’s general session. Sessions will be faster-paced and more information-packed Finally, world renowned speaker, consultant, and man- so you can return to your institutions armed with proven soluagement expert Stephen R. Covey will present an immersive tions and actionable ideas to stay ahead of the competition. telepresence discussion about “Achieving Greatness in Higher For more information on the conference, and to register, Education Leadership” from his headquarters in Utah. Edu- visit Comm attendees saw a live demonstration of the two-way telepresence technology last year in Las Vegas. Recognized as one of Time magazine’s 25 most influential Americans, Covey recently joined the faculty at Utah State Write to Tim Goral at BU reduced paper by 620,000 sheets. You could be a Model of Efficiency Too! See page 43. 6 | March 2011

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of University Business - March 2011

University Business - March 2011
Editor’s Note
College Index
Company Index
Advisory Board
Behind the News
Sense of Place
Human Resources
Universities and Investment Fraud
Going the Distance
Meeting the Transparent Pricing Mandate
Community Colleges
What’s New
End Note

University Business - March 2011