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Susan E. Metros (University of Southern California)

Susan E. Metros
Interim CIO, Associate Dean, Professor

Los Angeles, California

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Susan E. Metros serves as Interim Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the USC Marshall School of Business and Associate Dean for the Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young Academy for Arts, Technology and the Business of Innovation at the University of Southern California (USC) in Los Angeles. Previously, she served as USC’s Associate Vice Provost for Technology Enhanced Learning and USC’s Associate CIO for Information Technology Services. She holds faculty affiliations with the USC Roski School of Art and Design, the USC Rossier School of Education, and the USC Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism.

Susan offers almost 20 years experience as an academic technology executive and leader and over 35 years of university-level teaching experience. Her IT leadership portfolio has included university-wide oversight for online learning, educational technologies, learning environments, web services, and research computing. As a member of the Iovine and Young Academy leadership team, she supports all facets of the Academy’s strategy and operations, ranging from curricula development, through student admissions, to learning space design.

Susan publishes and presents on leadership and mentoring, creativity and innovation, visual and multimedia literacy, and the role of technology in transforming higher education to be multi-modal, interactive and learner-driven. She conducts research on and teaches courses in emerging technologies and new literacies. She also has served on the New Media Consortium Board of Directors and was elected to the EDUCAUSE Board of Directors in 2011 and currently holds the office of Vice-Chair. Susan’s terminal degree is a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Graphic Design from Michigan State University.

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  • Nominations Committee
    Ex Officio , 2013 - 2014



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