Information Technology Services supports, empowers and advances the use of technology to
sustain the institution’s teaching, research and outreach mission. The Chief
Information Officer is dedicated to collaborating with the various
departmental, college and regional campus IT units in providing a rich,
integrated and secure electronic environment in which to educate students,
carry out research and conduct business.
ITS will go beyond providing utility-like services and will
provide innovative services that will allow the institution to expand and grow.
Through a collaborative environment, ITS will help control costs by
standardizing and consolidating when and where possible, while allowing
colleges the freedom necessary to support research, discovery and public
service. ITS will work closely with regional-campus partners to ensure there are
few disparities and to close the gaps that physical distance can create.
focus on customer service and be responsive to the daily needs of the campus
community. Through shared decision-making, ITS will invest wisely and ensure
strong returns on technology investments. Through a variety of communication
mechanisms, ITS will regularly engage members of the campus community and
solicit suggestions for improvement.
seek out opportunities to partner with the private sector, with West Virginia University
Hospitals, with the National Radio Astronomy Observatory and with other agencies that could
contribute to the university’s growth, status and role as an economic engine.
ITS will embrace its role as a leader in the state and region, and aim to
become a national leader in information technology.