About the CIO

Christine E. Haile has served as Chief Information Officer since 2001. She has campus-wide responsibility for information technology policies, programs and services, and manages the central IT organization of 125 employees and a $15 million budget. As CIO, she ensures that IT services are aligned with the University’s strategic plan and serve a broad range of faculty, staff and student needs.

Ms. Haile is a member of the Board of NYSERNet, a past-chair of the SUNY Council of CIOs, and currently serves on the Chancellor’s IT Transformation Team. She is active in EDUCAUSE, most recently as a faculty member of its Leadership Institute. She served as a judge for the Best of New York IT Awards in 2011 and 2012. She has served as a proposal reviewer for both NSF (STEM Digital Libraries) and the Sloan Foundation (online learning).

Ms. Haile was awarded the 2007 Best Technology Executive by the Alliance of Technology and Women and the Best of New York Award for Demonstrated Leadership in Information Technology in 2004. Prior to coming to UAlbany, she was Associate Vice Chancellor and Provost for Technology Services at the SUNY System Administration. Ms. Haile received her bachelor's degree in Political Science from SUNY Potsdam and an MBA in Finance from UAlbany.