The Evolving Role of the Higher Education CIO

Wednesday, January 16 | 11:45AM–12:30PM | Harborside Ballroom D
Session Type: Professional Development

This session will focus on the rapidly evolving role of the higher education CIO. It will report on findings and conclusions that stem from research that was conducted in support of the 2011-12 dissertation entitled "The Higher Education Polymath: How the Role of the Chief Information Officer Is Being Impacted by Information Technology Industry Forces." This session will explore what it means to be a higher education CIO today in practice. It will detail the attributes most needed to succeed in the role today and will make predictions about the future viability of the role.


  • Jerry DeSanto

    Interim CIO & VP Information Technology, Montclair State University

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