Friday, October 30, 2015

James Hilton is the recipient of the 2015 EDUCAUSE Leadership Award, the association's highest recognition honouring exemplary leaders whose work has had significant positive impact on advancing the theory and practice of information technology in higher education.

Hilton is University Librarian and Dean of Libraries and Vice Provost for Digital Education and Innovation at the University of Michigan. He began his career as a faculty member in the Department of Psychology at the University of Michigan, where he also served as special assistant to the provost for media rights; associate provost for academic, information and instructional technology affairs; and interim university librarian. From 2006 to 2013, he was vice president and CIO at the University of Virginia.