Leadership

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Cindy Leavitt

Cindy Leavitt

VP and Chief Information Officer

leavitt.75@osu.edu |

Cindy Leavitt was appointed Vice President and Chief Information Officer in September 2021. As VP and CIO, her responsibilities include:

  • The vision, budgeting, design, implementation, and operation of information systems in support of the university's strategies and objectives.
  • Establishment of IT strategy, policy, standards, and direction.
  • Oversight of the distance...

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Diane Dagefoerde

Deputy Chief Information Officer

dagefoerde.2@osu.edu | 614-292-9500

Diane Dagefoerde oversees applications, Data and Analytics, Infrastructure, Architecture, End User Support, and Managed IT Services. In this role she also serves as fiscal agent for OH-TECH, which includes OhioLINK, OARnet and the Ohio Supercomputer Center.

Prior to her role as Deputy CIO, Diane served as Chief Information Officer for the College of Arts and Sciences.

Diane earned...

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Robert Griffiths

Associate Vice President of Distance Education

griffiths.44@osu.edu | 614-292-5901

Robert Griffiths is the AVP of Distance Education for the Office of Distance Education and eLearning. He has been advancing the university’s online education initiative since 2013. Dr. Griffiths has been passionate about the affordances and possibilities of technology empowered learning opportunities since showing his family how to use the Apple IIc. The journey for life-long learning is an...

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Cory Tressler

Cory Tressler

Interim Associate Vice President of Learning Technology

tressler.8@osu.edu | 614-292-2578

Cory Tressler oversees learning technology work around student access and success, with teams leading enterprise learning tools, classroom technology, innovative teaching, and Ohio State's Digital Flagship program, providing free technology and coding curriculum to all undergraduates and the Affordable Learning Exchange.

He joined The Ohio State University as part of the Digital First...

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Bob Muhn

Bob Muhn

Chief Administrative Officer

muhn.1@osu.edu | 614-247-8155

Bob Muhn serves as the Chief Administrative Officer for the OCIO and ODEE. In this position, he oversees the short- and long-term strategic direction for administrative and technical services within the landscape of IT and eLearning. His leadership responsibilities include oversight and direction of shared services including finance, marketing and communication, relationship management, IT...

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Rich Nagle

Rich Nagle

Chief Information Security Officer

nagle.51@osu.edu | 614-292-1385

Rich Nagle has a unique perspective on information technology and security informed by experience across a variety of industries and IT specializations over the last 25 years. Currently Deputy CISO for The Ohio State University, Rich began his journey at Ohio State in 2015 as Associate Director of Identity & Access Management (I&AM), leading the Identity Management and Shibboleth...

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Jeff Allen

Jeff Allen

Interim Associate Vice President of Enterprise Business Solutions

allen.728@osu.edu | 740-412-7656

For 25 years, Jeff Allen has cultivated leadership experience in the spaces of human resources, customer service, IT, and fiscal oversight and planning. Jeff has gained a majority of this experience while working in higher education, most notably at Ohio State and Syracuse University.

Jeff’s most immediate Ohio State role has been serving as the Student Business Advocate and Workstream...

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