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Meet Dave and his Senior Team

Learn more about AU's accomplished Vice President and Chief Information Officer and his senior leadership team.

Message from VP & CIO Swartz

Dave Swartz holding Best Places to Work in IT Plaque

The Office of Information Technology provides support to enterprise information technology infrastructure and support services to the AU students, faculty, and staff. Like with other peer universities, IT is supported by both the central organization and decentralized local support groups across campus.

  • In order to provide structure to this decentralized support environment, OIT has developed many service level agreements with our campus partners to define service levels and roles and responsibilities in delivering technology support.
  • Further, we also have advisory committees that guide the setting of priorities and help to engage and coordinate activities designed to meet the needs and requirements of our community. 

OIT has committed to the adoption of best practices that help to ensure our efforts are mature, and effectively and efficiently delivering IT services to the campus. Further, not only do to we track our maturity in these areas, but we also benchmark ourselves against our peers in higher education.

One AU - One Team

Transparency and inclusion-in decision making, planning, budgeting, and day-to-day operations- run throughout the work in the Office of Information Technology. The organization comprises multiple teams that collaborate to provide services in three functional areas:

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VP & CIO Swartz

Meet our Vice President & Chief Information Officer. He is a recognized leader in the higher education information technology community.

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Plans and Progress

Cover of Sparking Ideas Into Action: New Achievements Move AU Forward, Office of Information Technology, 2016-2017

OIT Annual Report 2016-2017

View the 2016-2017 report depicting our alignment with the AU Strategic Plan for the highlighted initiatives.

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Dave Swartz EDUCAUSE 2012 Award

Swartz Wins EDUCAUSE Leadership Award

VP & CIO David Swartz wins prestigious EDUCAUSE Leadership Award in 2012.

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Reliable Services 99.99 percent availability for AU core services for AY16-17

translating to fewer than 1 Hour of Unplanned Downtime per Year

Proud of Our Diverse Staff 58 percent of OIT employees are women or underrepresented minorities

despite industry domination by Caucasian and Asian males