June 2018

Building A Smarter University: Leveraging Data to Improve Student Success

This workshop draws on the experience and research of noted experts in the area of higher education data analytics to provide higher education leaders with new information about the changing data landscape, tools for engaging in an organizational assessment around data, tips for how to use data to improve decision making and student success, and knowledge about navigating the emerging field of predictive analytics

Program Benefits

From actively participating in this session, you will be able to:

  • Gain a greater understanding of how higher education institutions use data – from high school records to learning management systems;
  • Interpret data to improve institutional decision making; and,
  • Use data as an academic improvement tool.

This leadership program will arm participants with strategies for:

  • Creating a culture that uses data ethically and effectively;
  • Improving student success;
  • Creating an inclusive environment; and,
  • Addressing the challenges facing higher education.

This workshop will include:

  • Reflective opportunities
  • Research articles, websites, additional resources
  • Small and large group activities

Who Should Attend?

This program is designed for faculty and administrative staff at higher education institutions.

Registration fees are discounted for CPD members, and CPD points may be used to pay for this training.
$199 CPD member rate
$225 SUNY faculty/staff rate (non-CPD member rate)
$295 Non-SUNY rate
*The registration fee includes lunch and beverages.

**Please note that SUNY’s Center for Professional Development manages event registration, and are now using a new registration system. Everyone must first create a user account with CPD before you can register for this event. If you have any trouble with the system, you may reach out to SAIL directly to leadership@suny.edu

Date, Time, Location: This one-day workshop will be offered in NYC at the SUNY Global Center.

NYC – June 20, 2018
9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
SUNY Global Center
Seminar Room 303
116 E 55th St.
New York, NY 10022
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Dr. Jason E. Lane is the founding executive director of the SUNY Academic & Innovative Leadership (SAIL) Institute as well as Chair and Associate Professor of the Department of Educational Policy and Leadership at the State University of New York at Albany. He has extensive experience leading multi-campus transformational change initiatives in higher education and is a recognized expert in system thinking and development.

An award winning author and invited speaker, Dr. Lane’s scholarly expertise focuses on the leadership and governance of higher education, particularly as it relates to the emerging relationship between higher education, policy and politics, and globalization. He has authored numerous journal articles, book chapters, and policy reports; and published 12 books, including Academic Leadership and Governance of Higher Education, Higher Education Systems 3.0, Multi-National Colleges and Universities: Leadership and Administration of International Branch Campuses, and Building a Smarter University.

Previously, he served as Deputy Director for Research at the Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government as well as Vice Provost for Academic Planning and Strategic Leadership and Senior Associate Vice Chancellor for the State University of New York, where he was responsible for the development and implementation of academic, economic, global, and leadership initiatives across the system.

He is a founding faculty member of Penn State’s Academic Leadership Academy as well as System Leadership Academy sponsored by the American Council on Education and the National Association of System Heads. He has served on the boards of the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES); Council for International Higher Education (CIHE); the Gulf Comparative Education Society (GCES); SUNY Korea; and Taking Student Success to Scale (TS3), a consortium of 23 systems working to leverage evidenced based practices to improve student success.

Jonathon Gagliardi recently accepted an offer to join Lehman College as the Assistant Vice President of Analytics, Policy & Strategy.

His career began in enrollment management at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and then at Yale University. Following this, Gagliardi served the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education as a senior associate focusing on research, economic, and community development; efficiency and innovation; and data governance and stewardship. Most recently, Gagliardi served as the Chancellor’s Fellow for Completion for the State University of New York and as deputy director of the National Association of System Heads, where he co-created and co-led Taking Student Success to Scale, a completion initiative focused on harnessing higher education systems to scale and implement evidence-based innovations nationwide. He has contributed opinion and scholarly works to peer-reviewed journals, academic volumes and higher education conferences on a variety of subjects.

Gagliardi holds an M.S. and Ph.D. in higher education and policy studies; and a B.A. from the State University of New York at Albany.

Alternatively, you may offer this workshop at your campus and  train an unlimited number of participants without the need to travel.Call or email us to learn more and discuss the possibilities.

Carolyn Mattiske, Assistant Director
SAIL Institute for Academic & Innovative Leadership 

The State University of New York
411 State St., Albany, New York 12203
Tel: 518.443.5841