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David Hinson

Biography

David Hinson is the Apogee Campus Chief Information Officer. He brings three decades of experience in IT planning and management to the role, including executive positions at Drury University, Springfield, MO, and Hendrix College, Conway, AR. He served in several capacities while at Drury University, including Executive Vice President, Chief of Staff, COO, and CIO, before joining Apogee. He was responsible for the strategic vision, leadership, planning, and management of the university’s infrastructure and software systems, including connectivity, institutional business support, enrollment management, classroom technology, and online delivery of education and instructional innovation. Before Drury University, David served as Director of Technology at the Yeshivah of Flatbush, the largest independent Jewish Day School in North America. He was also Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Hendrix College, where he advised and reported on information infrastructure, instructional technology, and institutional business support and research. He has held operations, leadership, and engineering roles at Sumner Systems Management, Inc. and IZEA. He has a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Tennessee Technological University.

Articles by David Hinson

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A Shifting Leadership Paradigm – The Unseen Framework of Working Relationships

Readers will remember a story I shared in my first post about a younger colleague, elevated to a leadership role during the height of the…

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Leading in the New Now: The Future of IT Leadership in Higher Education

Over the course of the coming weeks, we’ll explore these evolving perspectives in greater detail, with examples and solutions taken from contemporary practice from institutions…

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Highlights from the EDUCAUSE 2023 Annual Conference: Adapting to Change in Higher Education 

The EDUCAUSE 2023 Annual Conference, a gathering of IT Administrators and Professionals at the intersection of education and technology, illuminated a multifaceted landscape that higher…

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My Top 3 Takeaways from the NACUBO 2023 Annual Meeting

In July, I joined hundreds of college and university business officers for the NACUBO 2023 Annual Meeting in Orlando, Fla. to discuss the state of…

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A Day in the Life of an Apogee Executive Services Advisor

Learn about David Hinson’s role as an embedded Campus CIO within college and university leadership teams.

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10 Signs You Need Apogee Executive Advisory Services

Apogee Executive Advisory Services are a new, high-capacity service offering that embeds seasoned operations and technology professionals within your university’s leadership team to help guide…

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Are You in Compliance with the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA)?

Protecting student, staff, and faculty data – and ensuring the ongoing continuity of an institution’s operations – eclipses almost every other institutional priority of a…

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How to Identify, Remediate, and Monitor Technical Debt

During the waning days of December 2022, one could not escape the news of the tens of thousands of flights canceled by Southwest Airlines in…

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