Matt Gardzina


As VP of Information Services and Librarian of the College at Connecticut College Gardzina is the Chief Information Officer and leads both the libraries and information technology of the College, including traditional library services, administrative computing, telecommunications, networks, desktop computer support, Web services, digital scholarship, special collections and archives, instructional technology, and data security.

Gardzina previously served as VP/Chief Information Officer at Columbus College of Art & Design where he oversaw Packard Library, academic technology, administrative and business applications, user support, and network and telecommunications. He previously worked at Bucknell University where he served as Director of Digital Pedagogy & Scholarship within Library and Information Technology; was Director of Instructional Technology and Interim Co-Chief Information Officer at The College of Wooster in Ohio; and served in IT roles at Washington & Jefferson College in Pennsylvania and Duke University in North Carolina.

Before his time in higher education he was a faculty member at Cary Academy where he taught history, coached the cross country and track and field teams; he also helped establish a technology program for Wake County high school students.

Gardzina holds a bachelor's degree from St. Lawrence University and master's degree in European history from The Catholic University of America and is a 2016 Leading Change Institute Fellow.

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