The Role of a Chief Data Officer in Higher Education

By Katelyn Ilkani posted 12-16-2020 09:25 AM


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The Tambellini Group’s Katelyn Ilkani interviews San Cannon, Associate Vice Provost for Data Governance and Chief Data Officer at the University of Rochester. Cannon explains the duties of a Chief Data Officer and why higher education institutions should consider establishing such a position. Topics include technology’s role in data management, the importance of establishing relationships with stakeholders, and resources for those who want to learn more about data governance.

Listen: The Role of a Chief Data Officer in Higher Education

Highlights include:

  • Institutional trends that are driving an increased demand for Chief Data Officers
  • How data governance works differently in higher education
  • Advice for new Chief Data Officers