Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer

John M. Rathje

John M. Rathje

Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer
Division of Information Technology

Education

  • B.S., Physics, Central Michigan University
  • M.S., Computer Science, Central Michigan University

JOB DESCRIPTION

Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer Rathje provides enterprisewide and information architectural leadership for all institutional information technology endeavors. He oversees both strategic planning and operational service activities for educational, research, administrative and information security infrastructure efforts. Additionally, Vice President Rathje provides the overall vision for the university’s information technology environment.

    DIRECT REPORTS

    • Chief Information Security Officer, Cybersecurity & Privacy,  Robert Eckman
    • Chief Data Officer, Data Management & Analytics, Michel Nahas
    • Deputy Chief Information Officer and Chief Technology Officer, Jennifer Stedelin
    • Executive Director, Enterprise Applications and Infrastructure, Andrea Nunley
    • Executive Director, Educational Technology Support and Service Management, James Raber
    • Interim Executive Director, Systems Development and Innovations, Sameer Jaleel
    • Director, Information Services Finance and Business Operations, John Holik

    CONTACT

    jrathje@kent.edu, 330-672-4704

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