Chief Information Officer Named at Kennesaw State
Jeff Delaney is an established leader in higher education technology
KENNESAW, Ga. (Aug 3, 2018) — Kennesaw State University President Pamela Whitten has appointed Jeff Delaney as chief information officer, effective August 6.
Delaney, who has been serving as the University’s interim chief information officer since February, will be responsible for the strategic vision of the University Information Technology Services division, forecasting and analyzing institutional needs and appropriate IT resource allocations and alignment.
“As interim CIO, Jeff has demonstrated his ability to lead a team and deliver results-oriented technology solutions,” said Whitten. “His professionalism and vision are assets that will continue to serve our students, faculty and staff.”
Delaney has more than two decades of experience in technology leadership for higher education, including positions as the associate vice chancellor for Information Technology Services with the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia, and as Savannah State University’s chief information officer.
“It has been a pleasure meeting so many passionate students and team members and seeing firsthand the dedication we share in the growth and excellence of the institution,” Delaney said. “I look forward to working with our students, faculty and staff as we strive to make Kennesaw State the best place to learn.”
Delaney earned his doctoral degree in executive management in higher education from the University of Georgia, a master’s degree in information systems management from Georgia College & State University, and a bachelor’s degree in information systems from the University of Maryland.
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the second-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 126 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu.