Provides leadership for all institutional information technology endeavors, and oversees both strategic planning and operational service activities for educational, research and administrative efforts.
VP Information Technology
Cybersecurity and Privacy
Provides the creation and implementation of information security strategies and the security of the university’s digital assets. The department is also responsible for informing the university community about regulations around data protection (e.g., FERPA, HIPAA, GDPR) and effective stewardship of all university information and data, ensuring that we all do our part to protect the personal information of our students, faculty, staff and alumni.
Data Management and Analytics
This department is responsible for the governance, integration and reporting of all university data. This team is tasked with building a framework to enable the ￼use of data to help make informed decisions and will work with Mary Parker, the VP of Enrollment Management to assist with the use of data to increase enrollment.
IT Enterprise Applications and Infrastructure Services & Support
IT Enterprise Applications and Infrastructure Services and Support (EAI) within the Division of Information Technology is comprised of several critical areas that support the Kent State's eight campuses and their respective satellite locations. Our customers are students, faculty, and staff at all locations. The scope of our services is broad and covers all technology infrastructure, major enterprise applications, and IT security.
Systems Development and Innovations
An essential element to our university, Systems Development and Innovations is responsible for designing, developing, and testing new and innovative software applications that are used extensively by the KSU community each day—from finding your way around campus to utilizing dynamic task lists to ensure on-time graduation.
Educational Technology & Service Management
Provides support for the University’s Learning Management System, Classroom Technology, Federated Desktop Support, Help Desk, Self Service, Communications, Training and Outreach, and other related initiatives. The overarching goal of the department is to deliver an exceptional customer experience in regard to technical support and service requests.
IT Finance and Business Operations
Provides support for the Division of Information Technology in financial planning reporting and analysis, procurement, and human resource functions. Our objective is to provide timely financial insight, decision support, and efficient handling of the business operations of IT, to support the division in carrying out its mission.