Princeton University announced that it has named Daren Hubbard its new chief information officer (CIO) and vice president for information technology. Hubbard will depart the Georgia Institute of Technology, where he has served as the vice president of information technology and CIO since 2020.
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) announced that Sharon Pitt will join university leadership as the school’s new vice president for information technology and chief information officer, effective Feb. 1, 2024.
Recognizing the struggles college students can face when trying to afford non-tuition costs like food, child care, and housing, the New Jersey Office of the Secretary of Higher Education (OSHE) has launched a free online navigation tool that will connect college students with a wide spectrum of basic needs resources.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently announced the first-ever Enabling Partnerships to Increase Innovation Capacity (EPIIC) investment of $19.6 million to nearly 50 teams at U.S. institutions of higher education.
Boston University (BU) announced that it has formed an AI Task Force that will asses both the benefits and drawbacks of generative artificial intelligence, as well as define pathways for the use of the technology on campus.
The General Services Administration (GSA) is sponsoring a new campaign for Challenge.gov that aims to expand the pool of higher education-based respondents to Federal challenges by discovering which digital platforms are best – and worst – to promote government competition outreach.
Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., recently announced $1.8 million of funding or Virginia universities to research and develop AI capabilities to mitigate cyberattacks.
The State of New York Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC) announced that it awarded a $78 million contract to General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) on May 8 to modernize the state’s financial aid services platform.
The University of Hawaii (UH) at Mānoa has expanded access to its virtual reality public speaking lab. The lab, managed by the Center for Communicating Scientific Information in the Communicology Program, uses technology that allows the user to practice speeches and receive immediate feedback.
Howard University has landed a $90 million contract from the Air Force to establish a University Affiliated Research Center (UARC) that will focus on tactical autonomy.