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Indiana University

Office of the Vice President

Bradley C. Wheeler, Ph.D.
Vice President for Information Technology & CIO, Professor of Information Systems, IU Kelley School of Business

Dr. Brad Wheeler, Indiana University's vice president for information technology and CIO, leads university wide IT services for IU’s eight campuses.  He has co-founded and led software and service collaborations such as the Sakai Project, Kuali, and the HathiTrust.  Most recently, he developed IU’s eTexts Initiative and implemented a cutting edge delivery model to tackle the high costs of textbooks for students. A member of various boards and organizations, Dr. Wheeler focuses on leadership and meaningful collaboration in higher education.  He is also a professor of information systems in IU’s Kelley School of Business, and has taught executive programs for corporate and MBA audiences on six continents.

Selected Publications and Presentations

Publications

  Leadership

  Community Source Software

 Cyberinfrastructure/Cloud

 Other

Presentations

Selected International Leadership

  • Chairman - Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC) CIO's Group 2012 - Present
  • The Kinsey Institute Board of Directors, 2013 - 2106
  • Chairman and Co-Founder, Kuali Foundation, 2004-present
  • EDUCAUSE Board, 2009-2012, Treasurer 2010,2011
  • Chairman, Connexions Consortium, 2010-2011
  • IU Research and Technology Corporation, Secretary, 2007-
  • Vice-Chairman, The Sakai Foundation, 2005-2006; Board member in charge of commercial relationships.
  • Vice-Chairman, The Sakai Project Board of Directors, 2004-2005; Board member in charge of commercial relationships.

Selected Grants

  • Kuali Open Library Environment (2013), Co-Principal Investigator, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, $750K
  • Kuali Open Library Environment (2009), Co-Principal Investigator, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, $2.5M.
  • Kuali Research Administration System (2006), Principal Investigator, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, $1.5M.
  • Open Source Student Services System (2006), Planning Grant, Principal Investigator, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, $38,000.
  • Acquisition of a High-Speed, High Capacity Storage System to Support Scientific Computing: The Data Capacitor (2005), Senior Investigator, $1.72M, National Science Foundation, #0521433, 2005-2008; C.A. Stewart, PI; R. Bramley, B. Plale, T. Hacker, and C. Pilachowski, Co-PIs.
  • The Kuali Project (2005), Principal Investigator, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, $2,500,000 ($7.3M overall project).
  • The Twin Peaks Navigator (2004), Principal Investigator, Sun Microsystems, $32,000.
  • The Sakai Educational Partners Program (SEPP) (2004), Co-Principal Investigator, The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, $300,000 ($600k overall project for year 2004).
  • The ePortfolio Project (2003), Principal Investigator, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, $518,000, ($1.1M overall project).
  • The Sakai Project (2003), Co-Principal Investigator & Vice-Chairman of the Sakai Board of Directors, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, $2,400,000, ($6.8M overall project).

Selected Awards

  • Leadership Award, 2013, Educause
  • CIO 100 Award (June 2012), CIO Magazine.
  • Government Technology's "Top 25 Doers, Dreamers, and Drivers in Public Sector Innovation" (Feb. 2012), Government Technology.
  • The Chronicle of Higher Education's "12 Tech Innovators Who Are Transforming Campuses" (Feb 2012), The Chronicle of Higher Education.
  • CIO 100 Award (June 2009), CIO Magazine.

Contact Information

Office of the Vice President for Information Technology
2709 E. 10th Street, Suite 301
Bloomington, IN 47408
812-856-5595
812-855-3310 (fax)

VP for IT & CIO

VPIT Cabinet

Laurie G. Antolovic'
Deputy CIO and Finance Officer
Laurie G. Antolovic'
Dennis J. Cromwell
Associate Vice President Enterprise Infrastructure
Dennis J. Cromwell
David E. Jent
Associate Vice President Networks
David E. Jent
Anastasia S. Morrone, Ph.D.
Associate Vice President Learning Technologies
Anastasia S. Morrone, Ph.D.
Craig Stewart, Ph.D.
Executive Director, PTI Associate Dean Research Technologies
Craig Stewart, Ph.D.
Robert Lowden
Associate Vice President Enterprise Software
Robert Lowden
Sue B. Workman
Associate Vice President Client Services and Support
Sue B. Workman
Elizabeth Van Gordon
Regional CIO: IUK, IUN and IUSB
Elizabeth Van Gordon
Thomas M. Sawyer
Regional CIO: IUE, IUS, IUPUC
Thomas M. Sawyer
Mark S. Bruhn
Associate Vice President Public Safety and Institutional Assurance.
Mark S. Bruhn
Vince Sheehan
CIO, School of Medicine
Vince Sheehan
David W. Lewis
Assistant Vice President Digital Scholarly Communications
David W. Lewis
Beth A. Plale
Professor of Computer Science and PTI Managing Director
Beth A. Plale
Debby Allmayer
Human Resources Officer
Debby Allmayer