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Getting beyond Budget Dust to Sustainable Models for Funding Information Technology


An excerpt from the book Organizing and Managing Information Resources on Your Campus.

David L. Smallen

David Smallen is the Vice President for Information Technology at Hamilton College. He is responsible for the planning and management of academic and administrative computing resources and campus voice and data communications. He has contributed to the IT field through numerous articles and presentations, service on the boards of CAUSE and EDUCOM, as a faculty member and director of the EDUCAUSE Leadership Institute and as co-leader of the Hawkins Leadership Roundtable. He also co-directed the COSTS Project, an international effort that helped colleges and universities understand their investments in information technology. The COSTS project was merged with the EDUCAUSE Core Data Service in 2006. His particular areas of interest are organizational development and leadership, library/IT collaborations and creation and support of high performing teams.


John W. McCredie

In December 2005, Jack McCredie retired as the associate vice chancellor, information technology, and chief information officer at the University of California, Berkeley where he now holds an emeritus title. He was responsible for leading the central IT support for academic, administrative, and outreach programs including the campus data and voice networks. He was very active in Internet2 as chair of the Network Planning and Policy Advisory Committee and as a member of the Internet2 Board. In 2006 he became an ECAR senior fellow.


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