Office of the CIO
The Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) exists to provide vision and strategy for the University’s information technology to advance its academic and research mission. Under the leadership of the Chief Information Officer, Madhavi Marasinghe, the OCIO provides oversight to the newly formed University Information Technology (UIT) unit while providing guidance to support technology across the university. The CIO is the top liaison to North Dakota University System (NDUS) Core Technology Services (CTS) and works in collaboration with other university department/college IT units.
Madhavi Marasinghe, CIO
Madhavi Marasinghe, chief information officer (CIO), assumed the position of UND CIO in early spring of 2017. She comes to UND from NDUS CTS where she served as the director of enterprise services. With over 20 years of experience in higher education, her experience includes strategic planning, successfully leading multiple large IT initiatives, system integration and consolidation, and collaborating with various entities to find the most cost effective solutions for technology needs. She earned a Bachelor of Science in management (information) systems from Missouri University of Science and Technology (MS&T) and a Master of Science in (higher) education leadership from UND.