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IT Leadership in Higher Education: The CIO Candidate
May/June 2011 (vol. 13 no. 3)
pp. 52-56
Adam Marks, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Worldwide
Yacine Rezgui, Cardiff University

What key qualifications do universities seek when hiring chief information officers, and do the responsibilities differ from CIOs in other industries? A shortage of CIOs in higher education warrants a closer look at this position.

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Index Terms:
Chief Information Officer, CIO, IT executive, higher education, information technology
Citation:
Adam Marks, Yacine Rezgui, "IT Leadership in Higher Education: The CIO Candidate," IT Professional, vol. 13, no. 3, pp. 52-56, May-June 2011, doi:10.1109/MITP.2010.102
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