UW Privacy Office

February 17, 2021

EDUCAUSE Post-Pandemic Future: Implications for Privacy

Source: EDUCAUSE, Feb. 16, 2021

Post-Pandemic Future: Implications for Privacy

The time has come for privacy to expand beyond compliance to include determinations about what should be protected and consideration of ethical implications, balancing institutional priorities with the rights of individuals. The intersection of issues including COVID-19, student success, and the emergence of the chief privacy officer (CPO) role highlights the growing importance of privacy in higher ed for 2021 and beyond. Going forward, privacy must be baked into all decisions made by institutional leaders.