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EDUCAUSE Review Search Advertisement Exploring the CAO Role in Digital Learning Authors: by and Published: Monday, February 25, 2019 What is the role of provosts/CAOs in campus efforts to bring digital resources into gateway courses? What do provosts/CAOs learn when they are involved in new initiatives to do so? Credits: By Bloomicon / Shutterstock.com © 2019 | By Joseph Sohm / Shutterstock.com © 2019 | By wavebreakmedia / Shutterstock.com © 2019 Who has most often led the campus efforts to advance and support technology-enhanced pedagogy and instructional innovation: the chief academic officer (CAO , often referred to as the provost) or the chief information officer (CIO)? Beginning with the arrival of IBM PCs and Macs on campuses in the early/mid-1980s, much (perhaps most) of the campus discussion about the institutional leadership for technology and digital pedagogy has focused on (or involved) CIOs.