Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer
Dr. Bill Hogue has been Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer for the University of South Carolina System since 2000. He is responsible for the development of IT strategy, policy and practice, and distance education infrastructure support, for approximate fifty-six thousand USC students, faculty, and staff. The division provides strategic leadership and operational support for the University in information technology, instructional services, e-learning services and enterprise research cyberinfrastructure. The mission of the Division of IT is to support teaching, research, and service missions of the University.
Dr. Hogue represents USC in regional and national forums such as EDUCAUSE, Southeastern University Research Association (SURA), and Health Sciences South Carolina (HSSC). He regularly publishes and delivers presentations on information technology issues and is a frequent guest lecturer in the classroom. He was elected to the EDUCAUSE Board of Directors for a four-year term in 2013. EDUCAUSE also recognized him in 2013 with its first Community Leadership Award.
Dr. Hogue began his IT career as an evening shift computer operator at USC in 1979. Prior to returning to South Carolina to assume his current role, he held IT leadership positions at Vanderbilt University, the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and the UW System, and MIT. He holds undergraduate and master’s degrees from the University of South Carolina and a doctorate from Harvard University.
Watch Dr. Hogue's presentation given at the EDUCAUSE 2013 conference titled "Close Encounters of the Fourth Kind: Laying Bare the Questions"