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Kenneth C. Green

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Kenneth C. GreenKenneth C. Green is the founder/director of The Campus Computing Project, the largest continuing study of the role of information technology in US colleges and universities. The project is widely cited by campus officials and corporate executives as the definitive source for information about IT issues affecting American higher education. Green is also is a visiting scholar at The Claremont Graduate University (The Claremont Colleges) in Claremont, CA. His column on technology and higher education issues, Digital Tweed, appears monthly in Converge Magazine. Additionally, Green is vice president (education) at DigitialConvergence, Inc.

The author/co-author or editor of a dozen books and published research reports and some three dozen articles that have appeared in academic journals and professional publications, Dr. Green is frequently quoted on higher education, information technology, and labor market issues in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, The Chronicle of Higher Education, and in other print and broadcast media. Additionally, he is an invited speaker at some two dozen academic conferences and professional meetings each year, including recent conferences and seminars sponsored by the American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business, American Assoc. of Community Colleges, American Assoc. for Higher Education, EDUCAUSE, The Institute for International Research, The League for Innovation in the Community College, and The Software Information and Industry Association (SIIA).

Green's consulting activities focus on information technology, campus planning and policy issues, and higher education marketing. His corporate clients and project sponsors include Apple Computer, Compaq Computer, Cisco Systems, Dell Computer, Follett Corp., Gateway Computer, Harcourt Brace, Houghton Mifflin, Hewlett Packard, IBM, KPMG Peat Marwick, Lucent Technology, McGraw-Hill, Microsoft Corp., Nortel Networks, Oracle Corp., Pearson Education Publishing, SCT Corp., Sun Microsystems, and Toshiba North America, among others. Green also serves as a member of the Education Section Board of the Software Information and Industry Association (SIIA).

A graduate of New College in Sarasota, Florida, Green completed his master's degree at Ohio State University and earned his doctorate in higher education from the University of California, Los Angeles.

From 1989 to 1994, Green was a senior research associate (1989-1991) and later director (1991-1994) of The James Irvine Foundation Center for Scholarly Technology at the University of Southern California. Prior to his affiliation with USC, Green served for seven years as the associate director and operating officer of UCLA's Higher Education Research Institute and also the American Council on Education/UCLA Cooperative Institutional Research Program (CIRP), the nation's largest and oldest empirical study of higher education.

Green's 1991 book, Who's Going to Run General Motors? What College Students Need to Learn Today to Become Business Leaders Tomorrow (Peterson's), co-authored with Daniel T. Seymour, has been widely praised by leaders in academe and corporations. Several reviewers described this book as a "must read" for college students, college faculty, and corporate officials.

Meetings Attended:

Commission Meeting -- July 30-31, 2001