DAVE SWARTZ
VICE PRESIDENT & CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER
AMERICAN UNIVERSITY (DC)

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Dave Swartz is American University’s Vice President and Chief Information Officer. He has responsibility for enterprise information systems, technology and risk management. He reports to the President and serves on the Cabinet. Before coming to American University in 2007, he was the Vice President and CIO at George Washington University, with responsibility for technology at the university, including its hospital and clinics. He holds the BS, MS, and PhD degrees from the University of Maryland, College Park with a focus in economics. He is active in the EDUCAUSE and Internet2 associations, where he has served as chair of the Higher Education Information Security Council, chair of the Operations Excellence Steering Committee, and a faculty member of the Leadership Institute. In 2012, he received the IT Leader of the Year award, the highest recognition offered by EDUCAUSE. He has published 33 peer reviewed articles, two chapters, and one book.