About me

  • Twenty-five years in IT management in higher education
  • Ph. D. with 5 years faculty experience
  • CIO nine years
  • Consortium IT projects management five years
  • Five interim CIO and Library Director positions
  • More than 30 consulting engagements

My services

  • Assessment consulting
  • Project management
  • Interim positions: CIO, Library Director, Director of Instructional Technology or Administrative Technology
  • Writing: strategic plans, accreditation self-study chapters
  • How can I help you?

 Current projects, with start dates listed — I’ll be glad to tell you about these

  • December 2012 — Assessment and planning: Assisting a university in Rhode Island to revise web content management governance, processes, and systems/software.
  • September 2012 — Project management:Implementation of changes in IT governance and services for a college in New York.
  • January 2012 — Project management for warehouse and next-generation reporting tools and methodology in support of student data analytics.
  • October 2011: “Fellow” at National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education (NITLE), with focus on assisting in development of shared practices in supporting IT innovation among member institutions.

 Recent projects — and about these, too

  • Assessment, planning, recruiting and interim IT service to aid CIO transition at a college in Virginia
  • IT assessment and planning for CIO transition at a college in Indiana.
  • Workshop on innovations in technology for liberal education at a college in Wisconsin
  • Decision-support consulting on  Novell/Groupwise to Gamail/Google Apps at a college in Massachusetts
  • ERP support improvements: general consultation followed by 10 implementation steps at a college in Connecticut
  • Interim Director of Administrative Technology Services at a college in Massachusetts

 “Happy IT organizations are all alike; every unhappy IT outfit is unhappy in its own way.” –after Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina