May 2017 — After a national search, David Weil has been named Associate Vice President for Digital Instruction and Information Services (DIIS) and Chief Information Officer at Ithaca College.
Dave will report directly to Janet Williams through the Division of Finance and Administration and serve on the Provost’s Council. Over his 27-year career, Dave has held a number of positions throughout Ithaca College’s information technology organization. Prior to his role as interim CIO, he most recently served as the Director of Engagement and Implementation, leading efforts to engage and interface with the campus, provide software as a service and other application implementation services, and offer business process improvement services.
Dave said “I am honored to have been asked to take on this role, and I’m looking forward to leading the IT organization and working with our great staff on its continued transformation to better serve our students, faculty, and staff, and be a vital partner in advancing the college’s strategic goals.”
Dave earned his bachelor’s degree in computer science and master’s degree in communications, both from Ithaca College. He is also a graduate of the Frye Leadership Institute and Leading Change Institute, both sponsored by EDUCAUSE, a national nonprofit association whose mission is to advance higher education through the use of information technology. He regularly presents at national conferences on topics related to information technology in higher education, and has served on numerous EDUCAUSE committees, including the National Program Committee, Senior Leader Roundtable Council, Security Task Force Policy and Legal Issues Working Group, and Professional Development Advisory Committee. He is currently a member of the 2017 EDUCAUSE IT Issues Panel and the Enterprise IT Working Group.
Beth Schaefer and Tom Phillips of Neumann Executive Search Partners assisted Ithaca College with this search.