Kelli Trosvig


Kelli Trosvig served in various leadership posts at the University of Washington (UW). She spent eight years as the Director for Health Sciences Administration, and seven years with the School of Medicine. Past work includes opening a new research campus for UW Medicine at South Lake Union, and expanding the UW School of Medicine’s campuses to Spokane. Kelli received both her B.A. in Economics and a Masters in Health Administration at the University of Washington. Kelli, in her role as Vice President for UW-IT and CIO, is responsible for strategic oversight, planning and direction of the University’s information technology infrastructure, as well as resources and services. Under Kelli’s leadership, UW-IT launched key strategic initiatives to meet the needs of mobile faculty and students, and is leading the effort to enhance the student experience and is beginning major modernization efforts in administrative computing. Kelli represents the UW regionally and nationally, serving as the 2011-12 chair of the Washington Higher Education Technology Consortium, as a member of the Research University CIO Conclave, as well as on higher education advisory boards for Microsoft and AT&T. Kelli is a board member of KEXP Radio Station, a member of the Customer Advisory Board of Amazon Web Services, and UW’s Department of Economics’ Visiting Committee.

EDUCAUSE Publications

  • The IT Workforce: A Journey of Continuous Change
    • Article

    Higher education IT leaders must commit to a journey of continuous change and improvement. Driven sometimes by technology and sometimes by cultural change, we must make sure our teams are prepared and supported as we take this journey together.

  • Meeting the Challenge: Women CIOs
    • Article

    A recent discussion among six female chief information officers (CIOs) in higher education was facilitated by Norma Holland, director of Leadership Program Management and Professional Development for EDUCAUSE.

EDUCAUSE Presentations