David M. Consiglio
Director of Assessment, Learning Spaces, and Special Projects
Bryn Mawr College
David Consiglio is the Director of Assessment, Learning Spaces, and Special Projects at Bryn Mawr College. In addition to leading a team of media technologists, Consiglio works with researchers and students in the areas of statistics, research and survey methodology. While pursuing his graduate degrees, Consiglio taught statistics, statistical programming, and research methodology at the University of Maryland. In 1996, he was hired by the University of Maryland to provide statistical, survey and research methodology support for the Behavioral and Social Science faculty at the university. In 2001, Consiglio moved to Bryn Mawr College where he continues to work with faculty and students in these areas. Over the years he has developed and consulted on hundreds of surveys and research projects.
Manager, Communications and Engagement
University of Richmond
Kevin Creamer is Manager, Communications and Engagement for Information Services at the University of Richmond. He is responsible for fostering engagement, collaboration, transparent communications, and productive partnerships between the Information Services Division and the University community.
Prior to his current position, Kevin served for ten years as Director, Center for Teaching, Learning, and Technology. He has also held positions in administrative technology systems, the Registrar’s Office, and the University Library. Kevin has worked at Richmond since 1988. Kevin also served as a co-investigator for the MISO Survey from 2008-2014. He has presented at the EDUCAUSE and ELI annual conferences, and has co-authored two ECAR Research Bulletins. He is a 2005 graduate of the EDUCAUSE Management Institute.
Executive Director, Research Services & Digital Scholarship
Katherine Furlong is the Executive Director, Research Services & Digital Scholarship at Bucknell University. Previous positions include University Librarian at Susquehanna University, Director, Access and Technical Services at Lafayette College, Instruction Coordinator and Reference Librarian at Gettysburg College, and User Education/Electronic Resources Librarian at the University of Maine at Farmington.
Katherine has participated in the Frye Leadership Institute (2011), the ACRL/Harvard Leadership Institute (2006) and the Institute for Information Literacy. She has written and presented extensively on library administration, management and instruction. Katherine’s co-edited book, Letting Go of Legacy Services: Library Case Studies was published by ALA Press in 2014. She has served as president of the local chapter of ACRL and as President of the Board of the Pennsylvania Interlibrary Delivery Service.
Mark O. Hatfield Library, Willamette University
Craig Milberg is the University Librarian for Willamette University in Salem, Oregon. Before his current position he was Assistant Director for Discovery Systems at Davidson College where he led the library’s efforts to become one of the first adopters of a cloud based integrated library system. Prior to working in higher education he held a number of library, IT and project management roles at an international investment bank and worked as a research chemist.
Craig’s professional interests include the implementation and integration of cloud based library systems in academic libraries, the role of library services including archives & special collections in the digital liberal arts curriculum, and assessment of library services. He has been active in the Worldshare Management Services (WMS) user community acting as a co-chair for two terms and organizing the first Southeast User Community meeting. He is a long time member of both the American Library Association and the Special Library Association.
VP and Chief Operating Officer
Joshua Wilson serves as VP and Chief Operating Officer at Longsight, Inc., where his priorities include client relationship management, project management, and participation in the strategic development of Longsight, its products, and the Sakai community as a whole.
Josh has been a leader in academic technology for more than a decade. Most recently, he served as Associate CIO for Academic Technology at Brandeis University, where his team provided a diverse array of community-facing services including academic and media technology as well as computer help, management, and engineering. Josh directed the client-centered renewal of Brandeis’ open source LMS, a strategic component of the university’s academic technology environment. He also established the Brandeis MakerLab, a center for innovation in emerging technologies for teaching and learning and winner of multiple prestigious awards at World Maker Faire.
He previously served at Brandeis as Associate Director for Planning and Assessment in the Office of the CIO, managed an array of IT training programs and technology implementation projects at Tufts University, and worked in library technology at Bowdoin College.
Josh has been active for many years in leadership communities within the Boston Consortium for Higher Education, including service since 2008 as a leadership coach. He attended Yale University, where he earned a BA with distinction. He is an experienced instructor and facilitator.
Ellen Yu (formerly Borkowski)
Chief Information Officer
Ellen Yu (formerly Borkowski) is the Chief Information Officer at Union College where she oversees Information Technology Services, which includes all academic and administrative computing functions, user services, networking, telecommunications and IT security.
She has spent over 25 years in higher education focusing on the appropriate application of technology in support of teaching and learning prior to becoming a CIO. Prior to joining Union, she worked at the University of Maryland focusing specifically on educational technology. Her career at Maryland grew from being the Coordinator of Instructional Technology Support to being the Director of Academic Support. She also served as Interim User Support Director while at Maryland. She has also served as the Instructional Multimedia Coordinator at North Dakota State University, setting up its first University Multimedia Center to help faculty integrate multimedia into their teaching.
Ellen has published and presented numerous articles pertaining to instructional technology with a particular focus on supporting faculty in their use of technology. More recently she has presented on consortial projects undertaken by the New York Six (NY6) Liberal Arts Consortium. She is actively engaged with professional organizations and consortia including EDUCAUSE, NY6, and CLAC.
Ellen holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer and Systems Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a Master of Education in Education Policy, Planning, and Administration with a specialization in Curriculum Theory and Development from the University of Maryland. Ellen is also a 2009 EDUCAUSE Frye Leadership Institute Fellow.
Mandy has served as the MISO Survey Specialist since May 2018. Her first experience with the MISO Survey was as the Campus Survey Administrator when she worked in the library at Champlain College. Mandy earned her Bachelor of Arts from Hanover College and also has an MBA from Anderson University. She spent 10 years working in the corporate offices of life insurance companies before transitioning to higher education. Mandy has held positions at the University of St. Francis (Fort Wayne, IN), Franklin College (Franklin, IN), Meredith College (Raleigh, NC), and Champlain College (Burlington, VT).