Vice Provost for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer search

The vice provost for information technology and chief information officer (VP-IT/CIO) leads the campus effort in developing and furthering the overall IT strategic plan. The CIO works with central administration, college deans and information officers, and faculty, staff, and students through governance groups. Providing close collaboration among and between all IT groups is an important part of the VP-CIO. The CIO receives support from central resources to facilitate emerging technologies and support collaborative activities that support the strategic planning process. The CIO manages the Division of Information Technology (DoIT), UW-Madison’s central IT organization.

UW-Madison is one of the top public universities and is consistently among the most prolific research universities in the world, with a reputation for excellence built on more than 150 years of operation.

Finalist Presentations

Video recordings of the presentations were posted after each session. The recordings and an online feedback form were available until Tuesday, April 24 at 5pm.

Thursday, April 19, 1-2:15pm

Biotechnology Center Auditorium, 425 Henry Mall, Room 1111

Jenn Stringer, Chief Academic Technology Officer and Assistant Vice Chancellor for Teaching & Learning
University of California, Berkeley

Friday, April 20, 2:30-3:45pm

Biotechnology Center Auditorium, 425 Henry Mall, Room 1111

Lois Brooks, Vice Provost, Information and Technology & CIO
Oregon State University

Job Description

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Search and Screen Committee Members

  • Andrea Arpaci-Dusseau – Computer Sciences, College of Letters & Science
  • Brandon Bernier – User Services, Information Technology
  • Jeannine Bos – Enterprise Internet Services, Information Technology
  • Shenita Brokenburr – Human Resources, UW System
  • Maria Cancian – Lafollette School of Public Affairs, College of Letters & Science (chair)
  • Steve Cramer – Civil & Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering
  • Katrina Forest – Bacteriology, College of Agricultural & Life Sciences
  • Kyung-Sun “Sunny” Kim – The Information School, College of Letters & Science
  • Sung Kim – Operations and Information Management, Wisconsin School of Business
  • Rob Kohlhepp – Computer-Aided Engineering, College of Engineering
  • Philip Masters – student representative, School of Education
  • Carrie Nelson – Scholarly Communication, General Library
  • Joe Salmons – German, Nordic & Slavic, College of Letters & Science
  • Jeanne Skul – Network Services, Information Technology
  • Stefan Wahe – Office of Cybersecurity, Information Technology
  • Anja Wanner – English, College of Letters & Science
  • Adam Whitehorse – School of Pharmacy

For questions, please contact Carole Kolb at or (608) 890-1661.