Debbie Carraway


Debbie Carraway is the Director of Information Technology in the College of Sciences at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina. Carraway holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, a Graduate Certificate in Information Security, Assurance and Privacy, and a Master of Science in Information Technology and Management, all from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. With 20+ years of leadership experience in higher education IT, her career has spanned technology support, infrastructure and systems, service development, scientific computing and emerging technologies. Her professional interests include IT governance and decision-making in higher education, the impact of digital transformation on strategic planning, and the intersection of technology and pedagogy. She consults with universities and non-profit organizations on the development of effective IT governance. Carraway has authored and co-authored papers on IT governance and innovation, cloud computing and cloud governance, digital transformation and diversity in enterprise IT.

EDUCAUSE Publications

  • What Inspires You?
    • Multimedia
    • Author

    Inspiration, motivation, and admiration are all qualities that either help us get to the next step in our career or our personal lives or simply help us get the morning started.

  • Architecting the IT Organization
    • Briefs, Case Studies, Papers, Reports
    • Author

    IT organizations are pursuing growth in three fundamental practice areas to direct the development and delivery of IT services that maximize value to the institution and ensure alignment with its goals.

EDUCAUSE Presentations