Ardoth Hassler


Ardoth Hassler served as Associate Vice President of University Information Services until retiring in 2017. Additional roles included serving as Executive Director of the Office of Assessment and Decision Support. Her work focused on analytics, institutional research, business intelligence, data warehousing and reporting as well as planning, policy and research. She was on loan to the National Science Foundation 2007-2011 where she served as Senior Information Technology Advisor in the Office of the Chief Information Officer in the NSF Office of Information and Resource Management, Division of Information Systems. Her activities included work related to cybersecurity best practices for large research facilities, working on technology policy for the Foundation and large research facilities, assisting NSF in joining the InCommon Federation and introducing concepts of single-sign-on logon to, leading the "SSN Be Gone" project to remove SSNs from FastLane and other systems where there was no business need, working on NSF's "Got Green" initiative, as well as other important projects. In 2009 and 2010, she received Director's Award for her work with the "Got Green" team. She served as a member of GU's Provost's Council, the Dahlgren Library Advisory Committee, and the Faculty Library Advisory Committee for the Georgetown University Library. She co-chaired the Data and Metrics Working Group of the Georgetown Community Partnership. Active with academic IT organizations across the country, Ardoth currently served on the InCommon Steering Committee, the InCommon Research Administration working group, and the EDUCAUSE Safeguarding Research Data project team. She was a member of the program planning committee for the September 2013 NSF Cybersecurity Summit. Previously, she served on the Coordinating Board for Seminars on Academic Computing; served on and chaired conference program committees of EDUCAUSE and EDUCOM, respectively; and served on EDUCAUSE and CAUSE recognition and nominations working committees. Named Associate Vice President in 1998, Ardoth joined Georgetown in May 1995. She came to GU from Catholic University where she was Executive Director of Computing. Prior to that, she was at the University of Central Oklahoma and the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. Ardoth holds a B.S. degree in Mathematics from Oklahoma State University and an M.S. in Biostatistics from the University of Oklahoma.

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