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Supporting Northwestern’s Vision for Excellence in Research and Life-Long Learning

Office of the Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer

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Sean Reynolds is the Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer at Northwestern University.

The Office of the Vice President and CIO provides leadership for the ongoing development of an innovative, robust, and secure information technology environment throughout Northwestern. The primary responsibilities encompass a wide variety of strategic technology topics, including governance and policy, resource allocation, information technology protocols, and oversight of the Northwestern Information Technology organization.

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Our Mission, Priorities, and Impact

Delivering high-quality and sustainable information technology services

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We support the University in meeting its strategic and operational objectives through leadership and support of appropriate IT solutions and services.

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Strategic Focus

Built upon a culture of collaboration and service excellence, we focus on the University's ambitious mission and strategic priorities and positively impacting our partners. 

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IT by the Numbers

We impact research, teaching and learning, communication and collaboration, infrastructure, administrative and business, security, device management, and more.

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IT Governance

The information technology governance structure at Northwestern establishes the strategic, operational, and technical decision-making processes.

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Senior Leadership Team

Northwestern IT leaders oversee the University's administrative systems, cyberinfrastructure, information security, services and support, and teaching and learning with technology.

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About Northwestern IT

Learn about our organization, including our collaboration with the community, IT news, and current projects and initiatives.

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