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Cathy Bates (Appalachian State University)

Cathy Bates
Assoc VC and CIO

Boone, North Carolina
UNITED STATES

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Cathy Bates is currently Associate Vice Chancellor and Chief Information Officer at Appalachian State University. She is responsible for providing vision and senior leadership for the development, coordination, and use of technology to enable essential innovation in research, learning, and administrative processes. She has been involved in Higher Education since 1988, holding technology management and leadership positions at Plymouth State University, the University of New Hampshire and the University of Arizona.

With significant experience leading technology units in a constantly changing environment, she has been recognized for her ability to create and revitalize service organizations that support and enhance institutional strategic objectives, as well as inter-institutional collaborations. Ms. Bates has a Bachelor's degree in Applied Computer Science and a Master's Degree in Leadership and Technology.

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