James Frazee


Dr. James P. Frazee the Interim Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Vice President for Information Technology at San Diego State University. Reporting directly to the University President, Dr. Frazee is responsible for IT strategic oversight and provides vision and leadership to support the technology excellence that empowers SDSU's success. His partnerships with faculty, staff, students, academic leaders, campus stakeholders, and regional, national, and international higher education and industry partners enable innovation and documentation of results.  Dr. Frazee believes in the service mission of public higher education and has seen his career as a vehicle to support that mission. He provides leadership with sincerity and a great sense of responsibility for the people he supervises and the stakeholders he represents. Dr. Frazee thrives in and actively fosters collaborative, data-informed, innovative working environments. His progressively responsible executive-level experience in technology leadership positions reflects his unwavering commitment to student success. The President of SDSU selected him as the University's "Manager of the Year" in 2020, and in 2022, he was honored with San Diego State University's Lifetime Achievement Award. He credits an impressive team of staff and faculty fellows for these accolades and the steady rise of SDSU's IT Division as an internationally recognized leader and national powerhouse.

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