Vice President for Data, Research, and Analytics
Susan Grajek is EDUCAUSE's Vice President for Communities and Research. She is responsible for EDUCAUSE research and benchmarking programs (the EDUCAUSE Center for Analysis and Research (ECAR) and the Core Data Service), professional development (EDUCAUSE institutes and events), and formal and informal communities (including the Cybersecurity Initiative and HEISC, the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI), the Enterprise IT program, working groups, and constituent groups). She also convenes the IT Issues Panel, which releases the Top 10 IT Issues annually. Before joining EDUCAUSE, she spent over 25 years at Yale University in a variety of leadership roles. Grajek, who has a Ph.D. in research psychology from Yale, also held a faculty appointment in the Yale University School of Medicine's Department of Epidemiology and Public Health. She also has an established background in IT planning, assessment, and metrics, as well as IT operational leadership. She has an extensive publication record and delivers keynotes to organizations worldwide.