Office of the CIO


John Ellinger

Position: Chief Information Officer
Phone: 419-372-7712
Email: cio@bgsu.edu
Address: 104 Hayes Hall

The Office of the CIO provides leadership, direction, and advocacy for information systems and information technology for the University. 

Contained within the Office of the CIO, Information Technology Services (ITS) follows the Guiding Principles and Stragetic Initiatives incorporated into the ITS Strategic Plan to develop and support the faculty, staff, students, alumni and guests who use the applications and facilities supported by BGSU.

The Office of the CIO is organized into the areas of Security and Networking, Applications, and Client Services with the Technology Support Center (TSC) within Client Services providing the primary point of contact for services and support.


The final four candidates for the position of “Director of Client Services” for the Information Technology Services (ITS) department have been selected. Below are the four finalists along with the date, time, and location of their individual sessions. 

Patrick Lisk - BTSU Room 207 October 26, 2016 at 9:45 AM  Resume

Mike Hachtel - BTSU Room 207 October 27, 2016 at 2:00 PM Resume

Joel Arakaki - BTSU Room 201 October 31, 2016 at 10:30 AM Resume

LeVon McCallister - BTSU Room 201 November 2, 2016 at 1:30 PM Resume

Office of the CIO - Current Projects

This listing of projects currently underway within the CIO's area is updated weekly and provided in order to share with the campus community a snapshot of what priorities ITS staff are working toward at the present time.

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