Bret Ingerman


Bret Ingerman is the Vice President for Information Technology at Tallahassee Community College (TCC) in Tallahassee, Florida. He serves as the chief information officer and as a member of TCC’s executive team. In this role, Mr. Ingerman is responsible for setting the vision and strategic direction for technology at the College. Information Technology supports all aspects of technology at TCC including computing, telecommunications, networking (both data and voice) and audiovisual, and supports all members of the TCC community in the use of technology to support and enhance teaching, learning, and administrative functions. Prior to coming to TCC, Mr. Ingerman was the Vice President for Computing and Information Services at Vassar College (Poughkeepsie, NY). In addition to responsibilities for all aspects of technology at Vassar, Mr. Ingerman also oversaw the campus Card Office (including ID cards, door access, vending, video surveillance, and off-campus merchant sales) as well as a retail computer (and computer related) store. Prior to Vassar, Mr. Ingerman was the Chief Technology Officer at Skidmore College (Saratoga Springs, N.Y). Prior to that he held a number of positions at Lewis & Clark College (Portland, OR) including Assistant Vice President for Information Technology, Executive Director of Information Technology, and Director of Academic Technologies. Prior to that, he held a number of positions at Syracuse University including Manager of the Advanced Applications Group within Computer Services. Mr. Ingerman received an M.S. degree in psychology and a B.S. degree in psychology from Syracuse University. He has taught graduate courses and served as an academic advisor, and is also a published author.

EDUCAUSE Publications

  • Cloud Migrations: An Opportunity for Institutional Collaboration
    • Article

    Bringing all campus stakeholders together in the planning for a cloud migration can lead to opportunities for high-level improvement in processes and workflow. Two institutions describe engaging their campuses about the fundamental shifts caused by moving to the cloud.

  • Community Colleges: Somewhat Different
    • Article

    Even though community colleges differ somewhat in IT needs and issues, EDUCAUSE institutions are more alike than dissimilar, and we all benefit from sharing, collaborating, and commiserating.

  • Top-Ten IT Issues, 2011
    • Article

    Bret L. Ingerman ( is Chair of the 2011 EDUCAUSE Current Issues Committee and is Vice President for Computing and Information Services at Vassar College.

EDUCAUSE Presentations


EDUCAUSE Primary Representative

EDUCAUSE Involvement

  • EDUCAUSE Peer Review Working Group
    • Member: 2017 - Present
  • ER Department Editors
    • Member: 2017 - 2018
  • Constituent Group Leaders
    • Member: 2001 - 2012
  • Current Issues Committee
    • Chair: 2009 - 2011
    • Member: 2007 - 2011
  • NERCOMP Board
    • Secretary: 2003 - 2005
    • Member: 2002 - 2005
  • Professional Development Committee
    • Member: 2000 - 2003
  • Faculty Support J-B Book
    • Member: 2000 - 2002
  • Retaining IT Staff
    • Member: 1999 - 2000
  • Human Resources Information Technology Staffing Issues Group
    • Member: 1999 - 2000
  • Collaboration Conference
    • Member: 1997 - 1998