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Executive Seminar Speaker: Dennis Trinkle

Dennis A. Trinkle, Ph.D. is the new CEO for IHETS (a consortium of Indiana's public and independent colleges and universities and affiliated members including K-12 schools, public libraries, Indiana Public Broadcasting Stations, and state government). IHETS' mission is to advance the education, research and public service activities of its member institutions and affiliates by offering and coordinating technology and e-learning services. IHETS provides a vital forum for interaction, collaboration, and sharing among its members and affiliates.

Dennis is formally the Chief Information Officer for Valparaiso University and prior to joining Valparaiso University, he was Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and Chief Information Officer for DePauw University, where he held the Tenzer University Professor in Instructional Technology at DePauw University.

Trinkle graduated Magna Cum Laud and Phi Beta Kappa from DePauw University with a B.A. in History. He received an M.A. and Ph.D. in history from the University of Cincinnati and an MBA in Marketing and Technology Management from the University of Phoenix. At Cincinnati, he developed and taught the first graduate course in the nation on using technology to for teaching, research, and scholarly communication.

The founding President of the American Association for History and Computing (AAHC), Trinkle served two terms as Executive Director of the AAHC from 1998-2004. He currently serves on the organization's Board of Directors. He has been a Fellow of the Frye Leadership Institute at Emory University and International center for Computer-Enhanced Learning at Wake Forest University, and he publishes and speaks widely on technology, teaching, and history. He serves on several corporate and non-profits boards, including Tri-State University, Digital Learning Interactive, and the Berglund Institute. He serves as the Vice Chairmen of the Board for College Mentor's for Kids. He also co-chairs the Educause Constituent Group on Change Leadership and is a member of the Educause Advisory Committee on Teaching and Learning.

Trinkle has received numerous awards for leadership and innovation, including the 2003 EDUCAUSE Award for Transformation of Teaching and Learning, 2006 Mira Award for Technology Leadership in Higher Education, and the 2006 EDUCAUSE article of the year award for his contribution to the EDUCAUSE Quarterly, and the CIO 100 for 2007.

Trinkle also publishes and speaks widely on technology, teaching and learning, and IT planning and management. The author or editor of sixteen books and more than fifty articles, his recent works include: "The Elements of e-Style: A Multimedia Style Guide", the "History Highway: A Guide to Internet Resources"; "Writing, Teaching, and Researching History in the Electronic Age"; and "History.Edu: Essays on Teaching with Technology".

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April 6-8, 2008
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