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Biography

Carol L. Smith is the Chief Information Officer at DePauw University where she leads IT strategic planning and efforts to provide technology resources and services to support the mission of the University.  She oversees an Information Services staff of 40 technology professionals, whose expertise range across instructional technology and digital scholarship, administrative systems, networking, desktop and user support, web development, and printing services. Carol’s team also manages the University’s Information Technology Associates Program, a selective program that provides internships and programming for undergraduate students to expand their technology and professional skills.

Carol holds an M.S. degree in instruction systems technology from Indiana University and a B.A. from DePauw University, and she is a graduate of the Frye Leadership Institute. She is a frequent presenter and active member of several professional organizations, including EDUCAUSE, the Consortium of Liberal Arts Colleges (CLAC), the Independent Colleges of Indiana (ICI), and the Higher Education Systems & Services Consortium (HESS). Carol recently completed a 3-year term as the directing faculty member for the EDUCAUSE Leadership Institute Program, and she currently serves on the CLAC board of directors, the HESS board of directors, and the EDUCAUSE 2017 Annual Conference Committee.