This core mission of the university—accomplished through teaching and learning, scientific publications, study of humanities, and more—is supported and enhanced by technology. Innovation by IT staff members is critical to the university’s mission of creating new knowledge, sharing knowledge, and archiving knowledge.
U-M CIO Ravi Pendse was quoted in a recent article about how new cybersecurity intelligence suggests that Chinese hackers are ramping up their efforts to steal military research secrets from U.S. universities. According to a report in “The Wall Street Journal,” Chinese hackers targeted institutions and researchers with expertise in undersea technology as part of a coordinated cybercampaign… Read More »
The College of Literature, Science, and the Arts has worked to unite its LSA Information Technology, Instructional Support Services, Management and Information Systems, and Web Services teams. These four groups have come together to form LSA Technology Services. (Read the Michigan IT News story about the change.) This past spring, Cathy Curley joined LSA as its new Chief Information… Read More »
In a short interview with “EducationTIMES,” U-M’s newly appointed VPIT-CIO Ravi Pendse discusses his new role and his vision for the future. “I see a teacher in every person I interact with,” says Pendse when asked how he would draw upon his past experience as a collaborative university leader. “So, I expect to listen, learn, adapt, and collaboratively lead. If… Read More »
President Mark Schlissel announced Monday that he has initiated a search for a new vice president for information technology and chief information officer. Schlissel will lead the selection process and will seek input from various university leaders and members of the university community. Andrew Rosenberg, chief information officer for Michigan Medicine, is currently serving as the university’s interim vice president… Read More »
President Mark Schlissel announced Monday that he has asked Andrew Rosenberg, chief information officer for Michigan Medicine, to serve as the university’s interim vice president for information technology and chief information officer. Rosenberg, who also is an associate professor of anesthesiology and of internal medicine in the Medical School, will step in for Kelli Trosvig, who announced Monday… Read More »
Ranjit Aiyagari, M.D. was recently named chief medical information officer for Michigan Medicine. Aiyagari oversees the Office of Clinical Informatics and works closely with the organization’s chief information and chief clinical officers to bridge the gap between provider-facing technology systems and the strategic goals of the clinical enterprise. Aiyagari recently discussed his role and how it differs from —… Read More »
How do we make sure higher ed teams are prepared and supported as the pace of academic technology moves ever more quickly? In a wide-ranging article in “EDUCAUSE Review,” U-M’s VPIT-CIO Kelli Trosvig writes that higher education IT leaders must commit to a journey of continuous change and improvement, driven sometimes by technology and sometimes by culture. “Expectations… Read More »
Andrew Rosenberg, M.D, has been named the Chief Information Officer for Michigan Medicine, after serving as interim CIO since April 2016. As the system CIO, Dr. Rosenberg will continue to provide overall leadership, management, and guidance for the future strategic vision for IT services. More details on the HITS website.