Deputy Information Security Officer Zach Furst will become the new Chief Information Security Officer Aug. 1. Shari Lewison will remain in ISPO, continuing work on initiatives with which she is involved and working to ensure a smooth transition. Lewison initiated the change as she begins to plan for retirement, to ensure continuity and stability in the role.
Information technology has always been critical to the university mission and its day-to-day operations, but the institution counted on the IT community more than ever during the pandemic.
The OneIT Year in Review details how IT professionals helped the university continue to thrive throughout the challenges of COVID-19. Key efforts included aiding in the transition to remote teaching, learning, deploying data solutions, and enhancing outdoor wireless services.
Information Technology Services welcomes Brandon Mills as the new leader of the Enterprise Services Custom Solutions and Integrations (CSI) applications team, effective July 1, 2021.
Participants in diversity, equity, and inclusion information sessions identified hiring and recruitment, retention, and communication as priorities for the OneIT DEI Action Plan.
A draft of the OneIT Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Action Plan has been published in order to gather feedback and begin to prioritize the initiatives.
Several professionals from the OneIT community won Improving Our Workplace Awards (IOWA) in recognition of innovative projects that have a lasting positive impact on the institution.
June 5, 2020 message from Associate Vice President and CIO Steve Fleagle to the OneIT community
Duane Staskal joined ITS-Administrative Information Systems as the new Data, Analytics and Insights (DAI) workgroup leader. He oversees the six DAI staff as they identify, develop, and delivery data analytics solutions for campus. The DAI portfolio includes reporting, business intelligence (BI), and predictive analytics solutions plus BI tools, University Data Warehouse, and campus data portal support.
Jonna Higgins-Freese will lead the Office of Teaching, Learning, and Technology Instructional Services team, managing the daily work, planning, and cross-functional teams for multiple enterprise instructional technology services including the campus-wide learning management system (ICON), academic technology consulting, and the Learning Design Collaboratory initiative.
The University of Iowa information technology community works closely with campus partners to advance the institution’s strategic goals. Analytics provide insights into how students learn and how to help them succeed. New research computing services foster innovation and discovery, and business intelligence solutions help the university harness a wealth of data to make informed decisions. Learn more about how IT makes a difference in the OneIT Year in Review.