Chief Information Officers

The MASU Chief Information Officers (CIO) Committee consists of the senior information technology officers at Michigan public universities. Under this committee’s jurisdiction are all technological topics, including academic and research technology, student support technologies, communications, data security, daily operations, customer support, revenue streams, and industry partnerships. The CIO committee meets as a gathering of professionals to learn from one another and share best practices in public higher education IT administration.

As with all MASU committees, during their convenings, members of the CIO Committee provide insight on the implications of current state and federal policy issues and fiscal dynamics affecting Michigan’s public universities. Traditional and emerging higher education topics and trends are considered from the perspective of information technology officers, with particular attention paid to such issues as threat prevention and security, transparency and accountability, talent recruitment and retention, federal and state regulations, and industry standards.

Chief Information Officers

Central Michigan University
Jim Bujaki, Vice President / Information Technology and Chief Information Officer
1200 S. Franklin St.
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859
(989) 774-1474

Eastern Michigan University
Ron Woody (Chair), Chief Information Officer
127 Pray-Harrold
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
(734) 487-1491

Ferris State University
Charlie Weaver, Associate Vice President and Chief Information Officer
330 Oak Street
Big Rapids, MI 48307
(231) 591-2138

Grand Valley State University
Miloš Topić, Vice President and Chief Digital Officer
D-2-Mackinac Hall
Allendale, MI 49401
(616) 331-2035

Lake Superior State University
Julie Hober, Director of Information Technology
650 W. Easterday Avenue
Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783
(906) 635-2216

Michigan State University
Rich Czarnecki, Interim Chief Information Officer
450 Auditorium Road
Room 400
East Lansing, MI 48824
(517) 353-0722

Michigan Technological University
Josh Olson, Chief Information Officer
1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, MI 49931
(906) 487-1217

Northern Michigan University
David Maki, Chief Technology Officer
9E Cohodas Hall
1401 Presque Isle Avenue
Marquette, MI 49855
(906) 227-1262

Oakland University
Bhavani Koneru, Chief Information Officer
118 Library Drive
220 Dodge Hall
Rochester, MI 48309
(248) 370-4326

Saginaw Valley State University
Jim Maher, Executive Director Information Technology Services
740 Bay Road
Wickes Hall 363
University Center, MI 48710
(989) 694-2222

University of Michigan
Dr. Ravi Pendse, Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer
503 Thompson Street
5008 Fleming Building
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
(734) 764-4262

University of Michigan - Dearborn
Carrie Shumaker, Director of IT Strategy and Operations
4901 Evergreen Road
1140 Computing Wing
Dearborn, MI 48128
(313) 593-5113

University of Michigan - Flint
Scott Arnst, Chief Information Officer
303 E. Kearsley Street
207 Murchie Science Building
Flint, MI 48502
(810) 762-3123

Wayne State University
Rob Thompson, Chief Information Officer and Associate Vice President for Computing and Information Technology
5925 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48202
(313) 577-9489

Western Michigan University
Andrew Holmes, Chief Technology Officer
1903 West Michigan Avenue
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
(269) 387-3855

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