DianaOblinger webDiana G. Oblinger, Ph.D.

Dr. Diana G. Oblinger is President and CEO of EDUCAUSE, a nonprofit association whose mission is to advance higher education through the use of information technology. The current membership comprises over 2,300 colleges, universities and education organizations, including 300 corporations. Previously, Oblinger held positions in academia and business.

Oblinger is known for her leadership in teaching, learning and information technology. For example, Oblinger created the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI), known for its focus on learning and learning technologies, as well as several signature products, such as the 7 Things You Should Know About series. She also initiated EDUCAUSE’s first fully online events and its e-book series, including Game Changers: Education and Information Technologies and Educating the Net Generation.  

Oblinger serves on a variety of boards and works with other higher education associations as chair of the Washington Higher Education Secretariat.