Leadership and Management Lightning Round

Wednesday, October 29 | 3:15PM–4:05PM | Room W224GH
Library/IT Partnership: The View from the Dean's Office
Joel P. Cooper, Carleton College
From the perspectives of a dean, an associate dean, an ITS director, and a college librarian, hear the story of how and why we chose a "committed relationship" over a "merged shop."

Statewide Strategic IT Planning: Ten Institutions Collaborate to Leverage Legislative Support
Ray L. Walker, Utah Valley University
Learn what CIOs from nine institutions did in creating statewide IT groups and a unified, collaborative strategic plan that resulted in increased legislative support and decreased software costs.

Strategic IT Reorganization: Consolidation of IT Resources at a Divisional Level in a Decentralized University
Douglas McCrea, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Rutgers's IT department implemented a centralized IT infrastructure that is flexible, scalable, and efficient. It provides a rich, stable computing environment to a diverse group of users.

What Does a Web Enterprise Services Strategy Entail?
Rodney Tosten, Gettysburg College
This presentation highlights the strategy, decisions, outcomes, and evaluation of a collaborative approach to website redesign and self-service tools for all campus constituents.


  • Joel Cooper

    CIO (retired), Swarthmore College
  • Doug McCrea

    Chief Information Officer, Rider University
  • Rod Tosten

    Vice President for IT, Gettysburg College
  • Ray Walker

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