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Sue Traxler (University of Wisconsin-Platteville)

Sue Traxler
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Information Technology/CIO

Platteville, Wisconsin

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Sue Traxler is Assistant Vice Chancellor for Information Technology/CIO at the University of Wisconsin - Platteville. She is responsible for leading a customer focused IT organization that delivers innovative, efficient and effective technology systems and services to advance the teaching, research, and service mission of UW-Platteville. She participates as an active member of the leadership of the University, Division of Administrative Services, university-wide groups and UW-Systems groups. Sue guides the overall direction for technology through strategic planning, evaluation, budgeting, and management of all areas of technology. Sue leads the staff of 45+ technology professionals in providing this support to the institution.

Prior to UW-Platteville, Sue was the Associate Director of Information Technology Services at Carleton College, where she had been for 20 years, and has worked in higher education information technology support for 23 years. Her role at Carleton College focused on providing leadership, staff mentoring, budgeting and project planning for IT professionals as they provided campus wide technology support. She assisted in managing a staff of 33+ technology professionals. Before Carleton, she worked at the University of Minnesota providing technology support & training for faculty, staff and students.

Sue has been involved in planning events both on campus and within professional organizations, including hosting several annual regional user groups for the Midwest colleges. Sue has several years of™ experience planning both regional and national Datatel User Group conferences, both as a participant as well as chair for the regional planning. Sue has served as an adjunct proposal reader for both the 2009 and 2011 National EDUCAUSE conference and has been an active member of CLAC (Consortium of Liberal Arts Colleges). Most recently, she is the chair of the EDUCAUSE Recognition Committee and a member of the Midwest EDUCAUSE Conference Planning Committee. She participates in UW-Platteville campus and UW System wide committees. Sue holds a BS from the University of Minnesota and an MBA in Information Technology Management from Capella University.

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  • Recognition Committee
    Member , 2011 - 2014



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