VP for Information Strategy & University Libraries
The Vice President for Information Strategy & University Libraries serves as the joint organizational leader for University Information Technology Services (UITS) and the University Libraries. The combined role simultaneously recognizes the increasing complementarity of the IT and library spheres and provides an opportunity for the UA to develop an innovative new national model for an integrated institutional information strategy to support student success, scholarship, and research.
The position of the Vice President for Information Strategy & University Libraries includes responsibility for all the activities and organizational functions of the Libraries as well as those under the previous position of Chief Information Officer (i.e., the Chief Technology Officer, the Chief Information Security Officer, and the Executive Director for Campus IT Operations) within a single portfolio. The goal is to create a highly intentional complement of services and strategies for the secure creation, transmission, curation, and presentation of information.This includes developing and managing the campus network and collaboration infrastructure, IT security, high-performance research computing environments, enterprise applications, the distributed IT work force, analytics and reporting needs, a suite of library research services, stewardship of the scholarly record, active management of content and collections, and creation of services and spaces that support student achievement.
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See the VPISUL's campus collaborative initiatives.