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About the Office of Information Technology

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.

  • 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

The Office of Information Technology includes:

  • MOREnet
  • Enterprise Applications Services
  • Distributed IT
  • Information Security and Access Management
  • Research Computing Support Services
  • Systems and Operations / Telecommunications
  • Finance, Administration and Human Resources

Information Technology Organizations

Staff Directory

Beth Chancellor

Beth Chancellor

Vice President for Information Technology and MU Chief Information Officer

615 Locust Street, W108
Columbia, MO 65211
Telephone: (573) 884-8983

Lisa Boos

Executive Assistant
(573) 884-8983

Natasha Angell

Executive Director, MOREnet
221 N. Stadium Blvd., Suite 201
Columbia, MO 65203
Telephone: (573) 884-2666

Ben Canlas

Director, Enterprise Applications Services (EAS)
615 Locust Street, W107
Columbia, MO 65211
Telephone: (573) 882-9200


Becky Fowler

Interim Chief Information Security Officer
615 Locust Street
Columbia, MO 65211
Telephone: (573) 882-5182

Brandon Hough

Executive Director, IT Support
& Connectivity

615 Locust Street, W108B
Columbia, MO 65211
Telephone: (573) 884-8983

Kirk Keller

Director, Enterprise Strategy
& Architecture

615 Locust Street
Columbia, MO 65211
Telephone: (573) 882-3533

Nikki Witting

Director, Finance, Administration, & Human Resources
615 Locust Street, W108C
Columbia, MO 65211
Telephone: (573) 884-8983



Chief Information Officers

Contact Business Unit Phone
Beth Chancellor UM, MU 573-884-8983
Andy Goodenow UMKC 816-235-1107
Ken Voss (Interim) UMSL 314-516-6987
Mark Bookout Missouri S&T 573-341-6890
Bryan Bliven MUHC 573-817-3034

Reviewed 2020-08-19