UAlbany CIO Honored
for Leadership in IT Management
Contact: Lisa James Goldsberry (518)
ALBANY, N.Y. (June 25, 2004) -- Christine E.
Haile, chief information officer at the University
at Albany, will receive a Best of New York award
from the Center for Digital Government. The annual
award, which will be presented at a ceremony on
Tuesday, June 29, recognizes excellence and outstanding
contributions in the area of information technology.
Haile was honored for Demonstrated Leadership
in Management of Information Technology. Award
recipients were selected from entries to the Center's
2004 Best of New York Awards Program.
Haile joined the University in September 2001
as CIO, where she has campus-wide responsibility
for information technology strategy, policy, programs
and services. Prior to coming to UAlbany, she
was associate provost for Technology Services
at the SUNY System Office. Her professional experience
in information technology spans a range of networking,
library systems, distance learning, course-management,
technology training and software support initiatives.
She earned her B.A. in Political Science from
Potsdam College and she received an MBA from the
University at Albany.
The Center for Digital Government is a leading
source of knowledge and information on information
technology in state and local government. Its
various services, programs, surveys and white
papers help government, industry and education
leaders effectively incorporate new technologies
in the 21st century.