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9/11 Legislation and Technology: The Academic Impact


The authors discuss the impact of the USA PATRIOT Act on the higher education community.

Peter M. Siegel

Peter Siegel has been UC Davis' chief information officer and vice provost for information and educational technology since August 2006.

As CIO, Siegel is responsible for providing the leadership necessary to assure the effective and strategic deployment of information and educational technology to the campus's academic and administrative operations. He also is responsible for coordinating technology with the Davis campus and the UC Davis Health System.

Siegel manages the myriad forms of information technology used throughout the campus, including classroom and educational technologies, cyber-safety, computing systems and data, research infrastructure, voice and video communication services. The position is part of the chancellor's cabinet, and reports to both the chancellor and provost with primary responsibilities for research computing, academic and administrative computing.


Paul Kaufman

Academic Dean
Allegheny Wesleyan College


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