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Information Technology

The IT at NYU-NY function comprises the delivery and evolution of University-wide services, infrastructure, policies, and plans for information technology and related activities, including those of the central IT organization (Information Technology Services, or ITS) and the School and departmental IT organizations.

CITO & IT Governance
The Office of the Vice President for Information Technology & Chief Information Technology Officer (CITO) for NYU-NY provides leadership and coordination of University IT strategy, policies, and services, as well as IT-related planning, compliance, and continuity services.

IT governance at NYU-NY is accomplished by NYU leadership’s formal engagement in setting IT strategy and priorities for NYU-NY, and processes through which the CITO and the central IT organization, ITS, get advice and feedback from the NYU-NY community.

Information Technology Services (ITS)
Information Technology Services (ITS) is NYU’s central organization for technology-based services for University students, faculty, administrators, and staff.  ITS staff and resources support the broad spectrum of University activities. Service is ITS’ focus and concern.

.edu Services and Digital Library Technology Services

Leads and operates technology services for faculty and students, in support of research, scholarship, and instruction, including:

  • High Performance Computing
  • NYUHome
  • NYU Classes
  • NYU Google Apps for Education (e.g., NYU Email, Calendar, Docs, Groups)
  • Academic Technology Centers, NYU CoLabs, and Residential Network Services
  • Faculty Technology Services
  • Digital Library Technology Services (in collaboration with the NYU Libraries)
  • CMS-powered core site and NYU webmaster support
  • NYU Mobile app

Communications & Computing Services

Leads, operates, and secures NYU's large-scale technology infrastructure, providing:

  • Voice (telephone) and data network services
  • Data center operations
  • Computing services that support a wide range of essential, computer-based University services
  • IT security                

Enterprise Computing & Support Services

Leads the development and support for enterprise services, including:

  • Core University administrative systems & other centralized applications
  • Database, application infrastructure, application security & IT controls
  • IT Service Desk, desktop support, accounts, training & communications

Resource Planning & Management Services


  • ITS human resources
  • ITS financial services
  • ITS facilities

Strategic Communication & Partnerships

Manages strategic communication with the NYU leadership and community, and leads:

  • ITS project management services
  • Compliance support
  • ITS strategic planning


Marilyn McMillan
Vice President, Information Technology & Chief Information Technology Officer


Doug Carlson
Chief Information Technology Officer, NYU Abu Dhabi & Associate Vice President for Communications & Computing Services


Kitty Bridges
Deputy Chief Information Technology Officer & Associate Vice President


David Ackerman
Chief Digital Officer (CDO) & Associate Vice President for .edu Services

laura tretner

Laura Tretner
Associate Vice President for Resource Planning & Management Services


Marie Gayle
Associate Vice President for Enterprise Computing & Support Services


Sherif Samaan
Interim Associate Vice President for Communications & Computing Services

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