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Gary Allen

Gary K. Allen

Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer

309C University Hall
Columbia, MO 65211
(573) 882-9200

Information Technology

Responsibilities Of Office

The Office of Information Technology is responsible for providing leadership in the planning and implementation of information technologies across the University of Missouri System. The Division of IT also provides a set of information technology services to higher education, K–12 institutions, libraries and state government through MOREnet operations. The vice president of information technology also serves as the MU chief information officer.

Information technology responsibilities
  • Voice, video and data networks
  • Offices, laboratories, classrooms, residence halls, etc.
  • Desktop technology – hardware, software and training
  • Students, faculty and staff
  • Application, database, and network servers and storage
  • Production operations, and business continuity and disaster recovery processes
  • Large software applications
  • Email, library, electronic journals and databases, and enterprisewide administrative systems (student, finance and accounting, human resources, alumni development)
  • Technology-dependent research and instructional applications
  • Coordination of shared services initiatives
Information technology departments
  • Customer Service and Support
  • Information Security
  • Systems and Operations / Telecom
  • Enterprise Applications Services
  • MOREnet
  • Strategic Project Management Office
  • Research Support Computing
  • Finance, Administration and Human Resources

Reviewed October 28, 2013.