McMaster AVP and CTO Gayleen Gray joins EDUCAUSE board of directors
Gayleen Gray, McMaster’s assistant vice-president and chief technology officer, has been appointed to the board of directors for EDUCAUSE, an international association and community of IT leaders, tech practitioners and professionals advancing higher education.
The EDUCAUSE board provides governance, sets strategic directions and helps the association anticipate emerging issues. Effective immediately, Gray will begin her term as a member of the board and continue through December 2023.
“EDUCAUSE is a significant community behind transformational change across the higher education IT landscape, and I’m thrilled to join the board and continue championing technology in this new capacity,” shares Gray. With over 100,000 members, 20 years of operation and 2,100 member organizations, EDUCAUSE represents the largest community of technology, academic, industry and campus leaders.
Gray has been an active leader and contributor to EDUCAUSE for years, such as being on the faculty for the EDUCAUSE Senior Directors Institute (2022), Management Institute (2020) and New IT Managers Institute (2018, 2019). In addition, she is a Fellow of the 2016 Leading Change Institute and a graduate of the EDUCAUSE Institute Management Program.
Gray was appointed alongside Melissa Woo, executive vice-president for administration and chief information officer at Michigan State University.
EDUCAUSE is a nonprofit association and the foremost community of technology leaders and professionals committed to advancing higher education. EDUCAUSE programs and services are focused on analysis, advocacy, community building, professional development, and knowledge creation. Upholding the belief that technology innovation plays a transformative role in higher education, EDUCAUSE supports those who lead, manage, and use information technology through a comprehensive range of resources and activities.News Category