Campus News

Candidates for CIO post visit UGA

Athens, Ga. – Five candidates for the position of chief information officer at the University of Georgia will visit campus over the next few weeks.
Barbara White, who has served as CIO since October 2004, earlier this year announced her intention to step down from that post no later than Dec. 31. Rodney Bennett, vice president for student affairs, has chaired the search committee to fill the position.

The candidates will make a public presentation to the university community in addition to meeting with administrators and members of the search committee during their visits.Each presentation will be from 8:45-9:45 a.m. in Room 171 of the Miller Learning Center.

The candidates and the dates of their presentations are as follows:

June 14 – Reid Christenberry, chief information officer, Georgia Perimeter College

June 16 – Scott Studham, chief information officer, University of Tennessee

June 21 – Dewitt Latimer, special professional faculty, former chief technology officer, University of Notre Dame

June 23 – Tim Chester, vice provost for academic administration and chief information officer, Pepperdine University

June 27 – Tom Danford, chief information officer, Tennessee Board of Regents

The candidates’ CVs and a feedback form can be found on the Provost’s Office website: