Craig Woolley named Wright State’s chief information officer

Craig Woolley

Craig Woolley, assistant vice president at University of South Florida Information Technology, will join Wright State as chief information officer in January.

Craig Woolley, assistant vice president for University of South Florida Information Technology, has been named Wright State University’s chief information officer.

Woolley is expected to assume his post Jan. 5, 2015.

As chief information officer, Woolley will provide strategic and operational guidance on all aspects of information technology policy, programs and planning. He will be responsible for the leadership of Computing and Telecommunications Services (CaTS) and work to deliver customer service focused on technology solutions and services that benefit Wright State faculty, researchers, staff and students.

“Mr. Woolley’s extensive IT experience and management abilities make him highly qualified to address the university’s IT communication needs and lead us into the future,” said Provost S. Narayanan. “I would like to thank Terry Anderson for her outstanding service as interim director of computing and telecommunications services.”

Woolley has 27 years of experience in managing higher education information technology and strong technological skills in many areas of IT, including workstation support, database design and server administration. In addition, he has a proven track record of building trusted relationships with faculty, staff, students and vendors.

As assistant vice president for University of South Florida Information Technology, Woolley oversaw a budget of $25.5 million and more than 135 employees. Prior to that, his positions at South Florida included director, user support services; director of computing, College of Arts and Sciences; and director, technology services and resources, College of Education.

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