Jeff Overholtzer

Biography

Overholtzer recently retired from Washington and Lee University, where he helped lead assessment, planning and communication efforts for Information Technology Services, a 39-person department at Washington and Lee University. He led IT projects, oversaw the change-management process for ITS, and used surveys and other tools to help identify strategic goals for the organization. His previous role as head of the Technology Integration Group involved oversight of the Help Desk, student computing coordinator and technologists assigned to academic and administrative departments. In that role, he was responsible for planning, budgeting and purchase of hardware, software and services in support of desktop computing needs of faculty and staff. He helped launch an information fluency program at Washington and Lee, and has led local and national projects in digital asset management. A fellow of the Frye Institute in 2007, he has made presentations in numerous settings, including meetings of EDUCAUSE, NITLE, CLAC and ACM-SIGUCCS (Management Symposium). He served as a faculty member in the EDUCAUSE Management Program from 2011-2014, teaching more than 300 participants seeking to develop and hone their management skills. A former journalist and professor of communication and journalism, he has served on the EDUCAUSE Publications Advisory Committee and the EDUCAUSE Quarterly Editorial Committee.

EDUCAUSE Publications

EDUCAUSE Presentations