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Melissa Woo (University of Oregon)

Melissa Woo
CIO- Vice Provost for Information Services

Eugene, Oregon

Membership Information



Melissa serves as the Vice Provost for Information Services and Chief Information Officer at the University of Oregon.

She previously worked for the central IT organizations at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Prior to working in the IT realm, Melissa worked in the field of health physics.

Melissa, recipient of the EDUCAUSE 2012 Rising Star Award, is a Frye Leadership Institute Fellow. She serves as a Senior Reviewer for EDUCAUSE Review Online, has served on the EDUCAUSE 2012 Conference Program Committee, and was a member of the EDUCAUSE Professional Development Advisory Committee, including a year as committee chair.

Additionally, Melissa is a member of the advisory board for the Center for Higher Education Chief Information Officer Studies (CHECS), a member of the InCommon Steering Committee, and is co-chair for the Higher Education Information Security Council (HEISC) Executive Council. She completed her PhD in Biophysics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and her Bachelor's degree in Biophysics at the University of California, Berkeley.

EDUCAUSE Involvement

  • EDUCAUSE Review Online Reviewers
    Member , 2012 - 2015


EDUCAUSE Center for Analysis and Research (ECAR)
December 2014
EDUCAUSE Review Online
April 2014
EDUCAUSE Review Online
July 2013
EDUCAUSE Review Online
January 2012