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ERIC Number: EJ825476
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Nov-21
Pages: 1
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0009-5982
A Wealth of Data, and Nobody in Charge
Guernsey, Lisa
Chronicle of Higher Education, v55 n13 pA1 Nov 2008
Colleges capture a slew of highly sensitive information on everyone on campus. While chief privacy officer has become a recognized title in the corporate world, higher education seems slow to pick up on the trend--a reluctance that could represent either head-in-the-sand thinking or fiscally prudent avoidance of bureaucratic bloat. This article provides a description of the job of a chief privacy officer. It also explains the reasons behind the reluctance of colleges to hire chief privacy officers.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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