The Division of Information Technology welcomed Carl Hurst as Associate CIO last July. Carl has a wealth of knowledge and experience in leading IT operations and managing network and server infrastructure, network and data security, database systems, software deployment and virtual desktop systems. As Associate CIO, he develops and coordinates comprehensive technical and operational plans that work towards the strategic direction of the University and the Division of Information Technology. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Wilkes University in Pennsylvania.
Carl is currently working with IT technical staff on several projects including revising and strengthening our information security policies and procedures; researching and investigating identity and access management; participating on the Royal Drive replacement implementation team and looking into operational efficiencies with the IT division.