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OIT Departments


Office of the VP for Information Technology and CIO

The departments of the Office of Information Technology report to and are led by the 
VP for Information Technology and CIO. 

For an overview of the organizational structure of OIT, see the OIT organization chart.

The departments are described below. 

Academic Technology Services

Academic Technology Services (ATS) is led by Serge Goldstein and builds, manages and supports websites, applications and related technologies that further the academic mission of the University.

The groups within Academic Technology Services are:

  • Academic Systems Support and Training;
  • Center for Usability and Design;
  • Web Application Services;
  • Web Development Services.

Academic Technology Services organization chart


Administrative Information Services

Administrative Information Services (AIS) is led by Colin Currie and provides implementation, maintenance and support services for the University’s enterprise administrative systems and data warehouse.

The groups within Administrative Information Services are:

  • Collaborative Solutions and the Person Office;
  • Custom Development and Integration;
  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems;
  • Package Adaptation and Customization;
  • Packaged Solutions and Integration;
  • Center for Data Analytics and Reporting (CeDAR).

Administrative Information Services (AIS) organization chart


Enterprise Infrastructure Services

Enterprise Infrastructure Services (EIS) is led by Donna Tatro and provides campus-wide IT infrastructure services that support the University’s research, teaching, and administrative missions. These services include the University’s main data centers and network hub sites; compute, storage, and network systems; IT security infrastructure; monitoring services; IT systems supporting the University’s critical operational technology areas; database administration services; identity, access and directory services; and collaboration systems such as email and web platforms.

Enterprise Infrastructure Services includes the following groups:

  • Networking and Monitoring;
  • Systems and Security;
  • Storage and Automation;
  • Database Management;
  • Identity and Access Management;
  • Digital Repositories;
  • Architecture and Technical Design for Enterprise Infrastructure, IT Security, and Cloud-based Collaboration Systems.

Enterprise Infrastructure Services (EIS) organization chart


Information Security Office

The Information Security Office (ISO), is headed by David Sherry, Chief Information Security Officer, and develops the information security strategy for the University.  The ISO is also responsible for the Information and Technology Risk Management Program and Information Security Incident Response, and provides the following services:  

  • Information security consulting;
  • IT security forensics
  • IT risk assessments and recovery planning;
  • Information security education and outreach.

Information Security Office (ISO) organization chart


Operations and Planning

Operations and Planning (OP) is led by Nadine Stern and is responsible for identifying and ensuring the implementation of strategic IT-related initiatives that strengthen campus-wide IT services, as well as internal OIT financial and organizational effectiveness services.

The functional groups of Operations and Planning are:

  • OIT Budget and Finance;
  • Contact and Vendor Management;
  • Organizational Effectiveness.

Operations and Planning organization chart


Project and Technology Consulting Office

Project and Technology Consulting Office (PTCO) is led by Janet Pumo and provides the following services:

  • Consulting, mentoring and facilitation on projects such as:
    • strategic technology planning for departments
    • business case development for SAGIT funding requests
    • technology assessment and implementation projects
  • Guiding software acquisition and contract management processes
  • Facilitating technology-based process improvement initiatives
  • Delivering methodologies, tools and training on managing projects at Princeton

Project and Technology Consulting Office organization chart


Research Computing

Research Computing (RC) is led by Curt Hillegas and provides computing, storage, advanced network architecture, and software infrastructure and programming help to support faculty, professional staff, and students in their research. RC also provides services to academic units including supporting and optionally helping to manage IT staff who support research computing and coordinating training across departments.  

The groups within Research Computing are:

  • Systems and Storage;
  • Software and Programming;
  • Advanced Networking;
  • Distributed Research Computing Support.

Research Computing organization chart

Information about Research Computing and its partnership with the Princeton Institute for Computational Science and Engineering (PICSciE) to support the research needs and priorities of Princeton's faculty, researchers, and students is online at


Support Services

Support Services (SS) is led by Steven Sather and provides front-line IT support for all members of the University community.

Support Services is comprised of six groups:

  • Desktop Support (including Hardware and Software Support and
    the OIT Solutions Center Tech Clinic
  • Customer Services (including the Support and Operations Center, Student Computing Services, and Media Services);
  • Networking and Telecommunications;
  • Distributed Computing Support (SCAD and DCS programs);
  • Managed Environment Support (DeSC program and FCP);
  • IT Policy.

Support Services organization chart