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 education and learning technology work at the university. Prior to Ohio State, she served as vice president and CIO at Temple University, deputy chief information officer roles at the University of Michigan.
Leavitt earned her bachelor’s degree in statistics and business from Brigham Young University and an MBA from the University of Michigan.