Highlights from Ellucian World Tour Anaheim 2016

Highlights from Ellucian World Tour Anaheim 2016

By Din Lapidot on Thursday, November 3, 2016


On October 25, the Ellucian World Tour visited Anaheim, California, in conjunction with the EDUCAUSE annual conference. Here are a few highlights:

Inspiring speakers

Attendees enjoyed a full line-up of engaging speakers.

  • Jeff Ray, president and chief executive officer, offered a strategic update for Ellucian. His presentation was streamed live on Facebook. Watch it now
  • Next, John Kopcke, senior vice president and chief technology officer and Toby Williams, senior vice president, chief product and strategy officer provided a product strategy update.
  • Dr. Diana Oblinger, member of Ellucian's Board of Directors, and Stephen Kosslyn, founding dean and chief academic officer of the Minerva Schools at the Keck Graduate Institute, provided thought-provoking discussions on the role of higher education.

Informative sessions

  • The Ellucian World Tour Anaheim included a lively Q&A session with Ellucian executives, and a session that explored the Ellucian Ethos platform and what it means for institutions.
  • Steve Chazin, head of Ellucian Teaching and Learning, discussed competency-based education (CBE) and Ellucian Brainstorm™ as a powerful tool for CBE, and Mark Koenig, assistant vice president of advancement services, Oregon State University Foundation, explored methods to nurture relationships using Ellucian CRM Advance. Steve Chazin's presentation was streamed live on Facebook. Watch it now
  • Throughout the sessions, attendees worked together to build a strong community of higher education professionals dedicated to ensuring that students—no matter where they are—have the right tools, support and technology to succeed in the 21st century.

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Din Lapidot

Din Lapidot

Director, Product Marketing, Latin America

Din Lapidot is responsible for Ellucian’s marketing strategy and execution, as well as market development, for North America, Latin America and the Caribbean.